Alex Collins – Blog

Things I'm learning; lessons or otherwise…

Convert LaTeX to any output format easily

by atc on December 4, 2011, no comments

I use LaTeX to take notes, record TODO lists, the shopping and everything in between. Oftentimes, I’ll need to copy my notes to somewhere: a wiki, this blog, or to put in an email. It’s at this point I need to quickly convert to my target format. So, to satisfy the above, I wrote a […]

SheevaPlug and Locales

by atc on October 13, 2011, one comment

So, I got an awesome SheevaPlug from NewIT; it’s a Linux plug computer the size of a laptop adapter that uses around 5W of power. It’s perfect for an always-on home server. After getting it installed and setup at home, I had the following locale-related issues when running apt-get and so-on; locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE […]