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Setup and Configure Zsh, Bash-Completion, Autojump

Setup and Configure Zsh, Bash-Completion, Autojump

Zsh is an interactive shell that is mostly compatible with Bash, Bash-Completion enhances the shell with automatic and programmable commands and arguments completions. It works also on Windows and Mac OS X systems because it depends only on the Bash shell; Autojump stores the last visited directories and allows for fast navigation in the file…

Productive Windows for Developers

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translate to: This article will describe how to change Windows into a productive environment to software developers. The changes here described are not for everyone but primarily for software developers. As a software developer I have special needs to make me as productive as possible and on a GNU/Linux System those changes are already available…

Start New X Session Under GNU/Linux

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The X server under GNU/Linux is responsible for displaying the graphical user interface and the desktop environment. The X server is a separate client application that is not inside the kernel, which is different from the model of Microsoft Windows. Multiple X sessions can be started under GNU/Linux under which different desktop environment can be…

Compress Pdf files for email

From Latex generated Pdf files that contain pictures are usually very large, for example, my résumé that contains my profile picture and pictures of my certificates is about 4.0 MByes big. That size is usually too large to send per email for an online job application. The solution is obviously to compress the Pdf to…

Redfox Plot

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Downloads Redfox Plot User Manual Introduction Gnuplot is a very popular command-line application that can plot two- and three-dimensional plots of data and data fits. It is mostly used in the scientific community for publication-quality graphics and education. It runs on all popular computer systems, like GNU/Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X. It uses…

Simple REST Library

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Update 28/02/2016 Introduction The library provides a high level API to the REST interfaces of various services. simpleREST Documentation Source code git@anrisoftware.com:simplerest.git Source code git@github.com:devent/simplerest.git Roadmap Issues License The simpleREST library is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License LGPLv3 license Owncloud OCS Overview Report Download Access to the Owncloud OCS REST API functions,…

Planetary Systems Compared with Our Solar System

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There are over 2000 confirmed discovered exoplanets, that is, planets that orbit other star systems than ours. I was researching the exoplanetary systems that are available in the various open catalogs, like the listed below. The Open Exoplanet Catalogue The Exoplanet Orbit Database The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia NASA Exoplanet Archive The article compares the semi-major…

Resources Management Project

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The project addresses the need for an application to manage text, image and binary resources. Text resources are usually the names and labels of a user interface, image resources hold logos and icons that are used in the user interface, and other images that are presented to the user. Binary resources are arbitrary resources like…

POSIX Locale for Java

The Locale class in Java is very powerful and useful, but it is different from the locale that is used on POSIX systems. The POSIX locale is described to contain the language, country and the code set, which translates to Java as the Locale class and the Charset class. My globalpomutils-core module offers now in…