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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.


Mar
13
comment NTP server not working properly
Your ntp server should use more servers, at least three.
Mar
13
comment NTP server not working properly
Don't use ntpdate.
Feb
26
comment What is maximum RAM supportable by Linux?
@RikTelner: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_memory_database, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAP_HANA - that's why you see new servers that can be fitted with TB of RAM.
Feb
26
comment What is maximum RAM supportable by Linux?
@RikTelner: We will see machines with more than 48 bit in 2020 (latest). Those in-memory-dbs want a lot of memory.
Feb
15
awarded  Yearling
Feb
7
comment Arch ntpd/ntpdate not synchronizng clock
See How to force a clock update using ntp?
Feb
2
revised Sometimes don't have permission to create new folders on an NTFS partition in Evince
retag (since the retag priviledge is gone I have to go through suggested edits) - unrelated to pdf
Feb
2
suggested suggested edit on Sometimes don't have permission to create new folders on an NTFS partition in Evince
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
5
comment Where is the fork() on the fork bomb :(){ :|: & };:?
possible duplicate of How does a fork bomb work?