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How to sync your BibTeX/JabRef library with all your devices

You have installed a bibliography manager software like Jabref, but now you want to have access to your papers on the go on your tablet ? Just follow this simple instructions: 1/Save your database file and yours pdf files in

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How to update flexget config file

flexget is a program aimed to automate downloading or processing content (torrents, podcasts, etc.) from different sources like RSS-feeds, html-pages, various sites and more. To update the config.yml file: flexget daemon reload source: Command line for the Daemon

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Goodreads Plugin for Calibre   Add empty books: file:///home/sylvain/.config/calibre/plugins/Goodreads%20Sync%20Help.htm#_Toc326445885

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How to calculate the real width of objects

In inkscape, it can be particullary hard to evaluate the real width of objects, such as square, rectangle or right triangle, when a stroke width is applied. The parameters Let’s try to make it a little more clear: is the

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ssh with no password


from outside to your NAS

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Install Transmission on Ubuntu

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Utiliser rsync pour synchroniser un répertoire distant vers votre NAS


Il est souvent très utile de pouvoir synchroniser un répertoire d’un serveur disant avec votre NAS (sauvegarde, rappatriement de téléchargements …). Je vous propose pour cela une solution très simple à base de rsync over ssh. Pour cela, vous devez

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How to install Office 2010 on Ubuntu


I recommand using Playonlinux, which is a graphical interface for wine. Don’t install Playonlinux from Ubuntu official repository since the version is not up to date. Instead, do: $wget -q “” -O- | sudo apt-key add – $sudo wget

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How to install Jabref on Ubuntu


JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. To install it on ubuntu, you must before make sure you have the correct java version installed java -version If this does not report to be a product from Oracle (for instance

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How to acces your NAS from outside

Sometimes, accessing your computer from outside your home network can be tricky. Follow this simple steps in order to configure your router. For this, your will need: to have acces to your router admin interface to have a fixed ip

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