Monthly Archives: October 2007

advanced typography with pdfLaTeX

I have been using LaTeX for several years now, but only a couple months ago did I start experimenting with pdflatex. Actually, most current LaTeX distributions use pdflatex as the default LaTeX engine, but if you use the latex command, then it will produce a .dvi file, which most people then convert to .ps and […]

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Monitoring and automatically restarting services

Over the weekend, the network my server lives on went down. Apparently it was a planned outage that no one told me about. So I got a call Saturday night from my friend Daniel Reeves, who uses my server. I happened to be at a friend’s house, and couldn’t do anything about it at the […]

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