WordPress does LaTeX

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While I was setting up another wordpress site today, I found out to my great surprise that WordPress can actually do markup by simply installing the jetpack plugin. For those that don’t know, is a computer typesetting system that really shines for difficult typesetting problems like mathematical formulas and scientific text. For more detail see What are and … Read More

All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less.

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I get lots of e-mail, about 300 messages a day (excluding spam). Ok admittedly I don’t really have to deal with all of it immediately but if you let it go you very soon have thousand of e-mails waiting in you INBOX. For years I used a mail client called Mutt. This was mostly because I spend my … Read More

Running those legacy apps

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Yesterday Andrew McGill posted the message below on the Gauteng Linux User Group mailing list. Because he is not blogging I’m doing it for him. What he is describing is one of the biggest frustrations people have with so called new and improved software. Andrew is a very competent sysadmin and if he is battling what is Eric … Read More