A good solution is to use a GhostScript command on the terminal. For example, to reduce the size of a PDF file from 6 MB to approximately 1 MB: > gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dPDFSETTINGS=/screen -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.pdf As a safer solution, one can also use the following parameters for -dPDFSETTINGS instead of /screen: /screen – Lowest quality, lowest … Continue reading How to reduce PDF file size in Linux
The solution I found is ImageMagick. Thus, install ImageMagick $ sudo yum install ImageMagick or > sudo apt-get install ImageMagick Some examples: Convert the files: $ convert file.jpg file.pdf and viceversa; Compose several files in a single pdf: $ convert file1.jpg file2.jpg file3.jpg fileN.pdf NewFile.pdf [better quality than double conversion jpg->pdf, pdf->pdf] It works!
Download the installer Unpack the file: $ tar xz filename.xz You find two files: Telegram and update. If you type: $ ./Telegram it works. But we want more! To make the file executable from everywere: $ chmod +x Telegram it is like if Telegram was a script without the .sh estension, ok? To automatically start at … Continue reading Use Telegram on Fedora 20 KDE and probably on other releases
open the bashrc file: > your_favorite_text_editor ~/.bashrc & add the alias at the end of the file: > alias alias_name='1st_command; 2nd_command; and_so_on' save the file and close the editor type on the terminal > source ~/.bashrc
To do this on Linux is too easy and it don't need a guide. get GhostScript, here or here; [this allows you to deal with the PostScript language, needed to produce texts, images and pages] get MiKTeX, here; [you can consider it as your latex packages manager] get a Latex editor. The most common are Lyx, … Continue reading Get Latex on Windows
You need to disable Windows fast start-up option. Open Control Panel -> Energy Settings; select "Change what the power buttons do"; Choose "Change settings that are currently unavailable", scroll down and uncheck "Turn on fast start-up (recommended)". Now restart
Don't worry, you are not a loser for this. As I already said, reality do not allow to use Linux or Windows as an exclusive operative system, so I found that the best way to go on is to rely on both them. It's like when you prefer to drive a motorcycle: it's more confortable, allows … Continue reading So you are on Windows again, ye?