Author: Norbert Preining

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Replacing a lost Yubikey

Some weeks ago I lost my purse with everything in there, from residency card, driving license, credit cards, cash cards, all kind of ID cards, and last but not least my Yubikey NEO. Being...

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TeX Live 2018 pretest started

Preparations for the release of TeX Live 2018 have started a few days ago with the freeze of updates in TeX Live 2017 and the announcement of the official start of the pretest period....

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180305-1

TeX Live 2017 has received its final update just the other day and we are moving forward to start the period of testing leading up to the release of TeX Live 2018. Thus, this...

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Ten Mincho – Great font and ugly Adobe

I recently stumbled upon a very interesting article by Ken Lunde (well known from CJKV Information Processing book) on a new typeface for Japanese called Ten Mincho, designed by Ryoko Nishizuka and Robert Slimbach....

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CafeOBJ 1.5.7 released

Yesterday we released CafeOBJ 1.5.7 with lots of changes concerning the inductive theorem prover CITP, as well as fixes to make CafeOBJ work with current SBCL. The documentation has gained a few more documents...

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Disappointing visitors

I recently realized that one of my blog post on Writing Japanese in LaTeX gets a disproportionate number of visitors. It turned out that most of them are not really interested in LaTeX, but...

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20180225-1

To my big surprise, the big rework didn’t create any havoc at all, not one bug report regarding the change. That is good. OTOH, I took some time off due to various surprising (and...

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In memoriam Staszek Wawrykiewicz

We have lost a dear member of our community, Staszek Wawrykiewicz. I got notice that our friend died in an accident the other day. My heart stopped for an instant when I read the...

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2018 and CD burning still painful

Ok, we are in 2018, and for the first time in ages I wanted to burn a Audio CD, and dared to think about CD_TEXT. You know what – it is hard as in...

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Continuous integration testing of TeX Live sources

The TeX Live sources consists in total of around 15000 files and 8.7M lines (see git stats). It integrates several upstream projects, including big libraries like FreeType, Cairo, and Poppler. Changes come in from...

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TLCockpit v0.8

Today I released v0.8 of TLCockpit, the GUI front-end for the TeX Live Manager tlmgr. I spent the winter holidays in updating and polishing, but also in helping me debug problems that users have...

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Gaming: Monument Valley 2

I recently found out the Monument Valley, one of my favorite games in 2016, has a successor, Monument Valley 2. Short on time as I usually am, I was nervous that the game would...