Hello! I go by Elnu on the internet, and this is my blog, I hope you find something of interest here. I’m 18, I’m interested in programming, GNU/Linux, studying Japanese, watching anime, drawing, and creative writing. I’m horrible at doing things consistently.
For now, I’ll be posting small Linux and programming-related posts explaining how to do various things that I happen to find useful. In the future, I’ll post larger, more interesting posts. Stay tuned! (〃＾▽＾〃)
This is an assignment for my English Composition II class.
Throughout Japan, there have been increasing numbers of abandoned houses, or 空き家 akiya. According to a government count, across Japan there are over eight million vacant homes, and that number is only increasing. Nationally, Japan has a vacancy rate of over 14%, one of the highest in the world. What are the root causes of this issue, and what are its effects?
One of the most apparent causes for the number of abandoned …
Previously I’ve used pdflatex to render my LaTeX documents, but I’ve just come across latexmk, which provides much more powerful options. Here’s a list of the commands I make use of, taken from this guide by Matthias Geier (mgeier).
latexmk -pdf [file] Generate a PDF file from a TeX file. The -pdf option prevents the additional generation of DVI files, the machine-readable version of TeX. Omitting the file name will generate all of the files in the current directory.