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New packages and updates on CTAN in May

New packages on CTAN: ulqda – supports the integration of Qualitative Data Analysis research tasks with LaTeX, assists in the analysis of textual data by providing macros used to markup textual information. ulqda is requiring pdfeTeX, further it’s needing the … Continue reading

17. May 2009 by stefan
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Eeebuntu 3.0 Base edition released

Just seen on twitter/eeebuntu, as announced there 1 hour ago Eeebuntu 3.0 Base Edition has been released now. Torrents are up, mirrors are established. If you’re waiting for Eeebuntu 3.0 like me or just interested visit the Eeebuntu homepage, the … Continue reading

17. May 2009 by stefan
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News Cooperation of LaTeX-Community.org with TeXblog

From today on the (La)TeX related news posted in the TeXblog will be available also on the LaTeX-Community.org front page and news section. LaTeX-Community.org is a community platform for LaTeX users all around the world, maintained by the Sven Wiegand, … Continue reading

16. May 2009 by stefan
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Kile and TeX Live 2008 on Ubuntu Linux

Though the installation of TeX Live 2008 could be done easily also on Ubuntu Linux the installation of the very recommendable LaTeX editor Kile could raise a problem because Kile depends on the package texlive-latex-base of Ubuntu/ Debian Linux. There’s … Continue reading

15. May 2009 by stefan
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TexMakerX 1.8.1 available

The second version of TexMakerX v1.8.1 has been released as the author Benito van der Zander announced on mrunix.de today. TexMakerX is a fork of the LaTeX editor Texmaker, also licensed under the GPL and running on Windows, Unix/Linux, BSD … Continue reading

07. May 2009 by stefan
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Just another mirror for LaTeX Hypertext Help

Sometimes when I’m posting advice and code in LaTeX forums I’m linking used commands to a LaTeX reference site. Then there’s no need to explain a command and its syntax further because the reader could just click on it to … Continue reading

02. May 2009 by stefan
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Talk: Creation of extensive documents ready for printing with TeX/LaTeX

Tomorrow on April 29th, 2009, the author Dr. Herbert Voss will give a talk in the specialist bookshop Lehmanns in Hamburg, Kurze Muehren 6. This talk will be held in German and it’s called “Erstellung grosser, druckreifer Dokumente mit TeX/LaTeX“. … Continue reading

28. April 2009 by stefan
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Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” released

Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop, Server and Netbook editions have been released today. The new version is starting faster, is now supporting the ext4 file system and comes with a lot of software updates. Regarding its new features features have a look … Continue reading

23. April 2009 by stefan
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LaTeX news of the past few days

New packages on CTAN: alterqcm – a LaTeX2e package for making Multiple Choices Questionnaires in a table with two columns diagmac2 – John Reynolds’s diagram macros modified to allow arbitrary line slopes, requiring pict2e texdirflatten – a Perl script parsing … Continue reading

21. April 2009 by stefan
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Eeebuntu / Ubuntu Linux on the Asus Eee PC S101

Last weekend I’ve got an Eee PC S101, now I’ve got time to test it: I’m writing some notes here sharing the first experience with the S101 and useful links for installation. After delivery I’ve upgraded the netbook to 2 … Continue reading

20. April 2009 by stefan
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