Hello! I go by Elnu on the internet, and this is my blog, I hope you find something of interest here. I’m 17, 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! (〃＾▽＾〃)
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.
This post is going to be a bit different than the usual programming posts. It’s more for myself to organize my thoughts on things that need to be done.
Overall, there are quite a few technological things that require maintenance. For a long time I’ve just been doing what’s easiest and what works, and now the side effects of that are piling up. Things I’ve put off doing, etc. So here’s a list of what needs to be maintained, …