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    Re: any BEAMER software

    if you are familiar with latex, we can use the prosper class or beamer class. There are many editors for latex around. Pick the kind you prefer.

    I don't know if open-office (I don't use it,...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    Hello,

    i have been using emacs-snapshot for a while now. It is being very nice. Since Im in the middle of project I didn't get rid of emacs21. So, both emacs-snapshot and emacs21 are co-existing....
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    Re: help with shell programming

    Instead of:
    if [$timeofday = "yes" ]

    you should use:
    if [$timeofday == "yes" ]

    The same for:
    Use:
    elif [$timeofday == "no" ];
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    Re: anyone use windowmaker?

    Addict to WMaker. It is a very productive enviroment. I use it for 4 years now in many different computers. I have tried some others few months ago. WMaker seems to be more pro for me. This is...
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    Re: Are there different X-windows?

    You are right, indeed. Thanks.

    Anyway, there seems to be not many good options out there. I will see this Y-windows and one called rio, but both seems to be incomplete.
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    Re: Are there different X-windows?

    Why not? Just for the sake of test in a spare computer. Boldly going where I haven't been before.
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    Are there different X-windows?

    Is someone aware of any development of display server other than X-windows for linux? Could point some links?

    One can choose distros, window managers, browsers, editors and other things, which is...
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    Re: How Free Are You?

    This is one of the computers I work with. It is not personal, it is for my fis-math group. I admin it, though

    ----------------------------------------------------------
    sibelius:~> vrms
    vrms:...
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    Re: What to do with an old computer

    This is much better than the computer I use the most here for my regular job (write, programing, make calculations...if it is heavy calculation I can wrap it on a script and use other computer in my...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    I have looked around in the web, and happen to learn that what you've just said is correct. Emacs has to be compiled with xft support. I did't know that emacs was not able to support these fonts. I...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install GNU Emacs with antialiasing

    This how-to seems to be very nice. I didn't try it yet, so forgive my ignorance.
    If I installed emacs from the repositories with apt-get, as usual. And then install some fonts in X, maybe using xft,...
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    Re: Which repo do I come from ?

    1) This apt-cache showpkg is telling in brackets after the version number from where it is coming from. This directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ is update with apt-get update. So, if you insert another...
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    Re: Which repo do I come from ?

    OFF TOPIC:

    By the way:
    Ubuntu+fluxbox on IBM TP365XD
    Ram : 8M+64M
    --> A few remaining problems !

    This is really very nice. I like a lot low ram. I wonder with kind of problem you are...
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    Re: Which repo do I come from ?

    1) cramunhento:~> apt-cache showpkg r-base-core
    Package: r-base-core
    Versions:
    2.1.1-1(/var/lib/apt/lists/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_breezy_universe_binary-i386_Packages)

    According to...
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    Re: Which repo do I come from ?

    1) in the forums go to: Ubuntu Backports, then Requests.

    2) I think there is a better answer for that. Anyway, I use apt-cache showpkg <name of package>.

    3) I think apt handles this...
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    Re: HOW-TO: De-uglify aMSN.

    This is a nice how-to.

    My problem is the following: I have installed new fonts (cleartype, for instance) in my box. For other applications, like Firefox, I could choose to use these fonts. In amsn...
  17. Re: Djvu: repositories of e-books in djvu format

    The best link of links on djvu so far, in my opinion:

    http://www.djvuzone.org/links/

    Still looking.
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    Re: Python quick questions

    Ther is no pointers. Consider the function built before. Just use:

    a=[1,2,3]
    b=[3,2,1]
    print soma_vec(a,b)

    x=[1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
    y=[7,6,5,4,3,2,1]
    print soma_vec(x,y)
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    Re: Python quick questions

    It was a very nice experience. I just got a book, like you. And I had the luck to have some problems to solve (mainly physics and math ones). That's the most important. I learned in a day the most...
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    Re: Python quick questions

    1)
    a=[1,2]
    b=[2,2]
    a+b

    This simple example show you you don't have to declare the variable before use it. Also, have a look at the type "list" in your books.

    2)
    def soma_vec(a,b):
    ...
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    Re: C program execution error

    maybe, this a permission problem. See the permission with:

    ll a.out

    Try also:
    chmod +x a.out
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    Re: C program execution error

    maybe, this a permission problem. See the permission with:

    ll a.out

    Try also:
    chmod +x a.out
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    Re: Python to download and install .debs

    Gord, thanks a lot for the tip. I was not aware of this new module.

    http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-subprocess.html

    I haven't found any apt module in the site above, though.
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    Re: Python to download and install .debs

    Basically what you are going to use is the module os, with the function system for the command wget and dpkg. Something like:

    import os

    print "doonloading"
    os.system('wget [options]...
  25. Re: Please check how long does it take on your machine

    In an old computer with 400Mhz, 160kB of mem (AMD-K6):

    time is 0 hours 20 min 26 sec
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