Youtube-dl is a wonderful tool to procure media from Youtube. You can retrieve video and audio in the formats of your choice.
First, check which format available
After rendering one of my old laptops into OS-less state by restoring the Arch Linux OS from another System without exclude the boot, following is what I did to recover the dual-boot system. I have to fix the MBR and Boot for windows first and then reinstall the grub ...Continue Reading →
Prepare Arch Linux Live Disc
- Make a bootable installation media for Arch Linux
This laptop doesn’t have any CD/DVD drive so the first thing is to make a bootable USB drive.
Boot into Windows 10. In Windows, download archlinux iso from the following website
Use the mirror which is closest to you and download the Arch iso. archlinux-2015.12.01-dual.iso
Download Rufus from the following location https://rufus.akeo.ie/
Plugin any ...
The Ultimate offline Dictionary with Dictd
Installation dict in Arch Linux
dictd installation Follow instruction here.
Inspired from here.
upload or download file from emacs buffer to google drive
Builtin Tex Mode in Emacs
I have been using the builtin Mode for a few months until I found out that Auctex is the ultimate Editor for Latex. I do not even know why people will use other Editor such as Lyx.
Emacs build in Tex Mode
Emacs provides special major modes for editing files written in TeX and its related formats. TeX mode ...1Share
It turned to be not so trivial to setup Chinese for Latex in a Linux System. Hope this will help some souls.
CTEX Installation if not already
Install Tex Live manually with tlmgr functioning.
Step-by-step installation instruction for Arch Linux is here.
Set variable for Tex Live installation directory,
Gdrive (ver.2) Installation and Configuration
Download the Linux version of gdrive from GitHub.
Reference Manager -Mendeley
- to rename files
- generate bibtex file
PDF-tools to render and annotate pdf, and generate notes in individual org files. see here for more info.
Org-ref to take care of the citation duty.
Notes: org-ref needs lots of other emacs extensions, including helmet-bibtex, helm to name a few.
open pdf ...26Share
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