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TeX user since 1989, mostly LaTeX. For some time maintainer of pdfTeX, since then a close friend of the LuaTeX team.


Jan
17
comment Easiest method to create pdf from template using command line (without pdflatex)?
Over the last years hard discs have become larger and cheaper and computers have become faster. What exactly is your problem?
Jan
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
15
comment How can I find out if a relative symlink is internal to a certain subtree or not?
Have a look at symlinks, it may help.
Dec
10
comment How do I edit a file as root?
That's why we have programs like rcs and etckeeper.
Dec
10
comment How do I edit a file as root?
And you should not edit the crontab files directly but use crontab -e (as this also may do syntax checking).
Nov
8
answered TexLive and RHEL 6 — can I install 2011 *in addition* to 2007?
Nov
4
comment generate a hyperlinked table of contents and insert into existing PDF
@MichaelMrozek: It's standard on tex.se: It's not your answer so you shouldn't get the credit.
Nov
3
comment generate a hyperlinked table of contents and insert into existing PDF
When copying answers from others please mark your question as community wiki.
Oct
6
comment Rsnapshot via SSH speed issue
arcfour is typically the fastest ssh cipher.
Sep
11
comment Does 'rm .*' ever delete the parent directory?
When was this added? Even OpenBSD 2.2 from 1994 claims It is an error to attempt to remove the files . and ..
Sep
5
comment How does a fork bomb work?
@slm: Ah. I've now flagged the other question; I hope a moerator merges them into one.
Sep
3
comment How does a fork bomb work?
possible duplicate of Where is the fork() on the fork bomb :(){ :|: & };:?
Aug
19
accepted Reusing older raid discs
Aug
18
comment Reusing older raid discs
Will the bitmap be used then to speed the rebuild?
Aug
18
comment Reusing older raid discs
Hot-plugging is not supported by the hardware.
Aug
18
revised Reusing older raid discs
edited body
Aug
18
asked Reusing older raid discs
Aug
17
comment Why isn't Linux embraced as the official GNU kernel?
@KevinCathcart: RMS/FSF should have studied the code themself instead of relying on others ("we heard").
Aug
8
suggested rejected edit on Were all Unix commands re-written in Linux?
Aug
5
awarded  Necromancer