Resource management links

Description:

The Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management (SLURM) is an open source, fault-tolerant, and highly scalable cluster management and job scheduling system for large and small Linux clusters. SLURM requires no kernel modifications for its operation and is relatively self-contained. As a cluster resource manager, SLURM has three key ...

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po files handling

po files are used by programs to translate the messages in different languages. Thus they contain a list of all translatable strings extracted from the code and their corresponding translation, in a given language. Here are given some information to manipulate and few resources to help the translation, mainly derived ...

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LanguageTool for Vim

LanguageTool is an Open Source style and grammar proofreading software. It is a good complement to the spell checking program already in use in a lot of software.

It is written in Java and aimed to be integrated easily in OpenOffice.org/LibreOffice as a plugin. But it can also ...

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Perl and UTF-8

Like with python, the handling of [[!wikipedia UTF-8]] string in perl is not straight forward since this language was not originally design to handle Unicode strings of characters.

Correct length of UTF-8 string

[[!wikipedia ASCII]] characters are coded on 8bits that is on one octet. That explain the limited number ...

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Installation of a CAcert certificate for lighttpd

Here we will see how to set up a X.509 certificate signed by CAcert on lighttpd web server

TLS/SSL

[[!wikipedia Transport_Layer_Security]] best known as TLS/SSL is a cryptographic protocol use on Internet to encrypt communications. It using both asymmetric encryption for key exchange and symmetric encryption for ...

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Preventing multiple executions of a Makefile

Often the automatic builds are controlled by the make tools using the rules defined in so named Makefile. make is very nice since it allow a smooth control of the build with a direct link with dependencies. Therefore only what is need to be build is built. A rule is ...

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Writting UTF-8 strings in python

When processing some strings in python you may have to deal with special characters. You test your code with some output on the standard output and everything is working. However when you want to write your string you have complains like the following:

UnicodeError: ascii codec can't decode byte ...
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Xerox Phaser 6010N on Debian 64bits

Xerox gives the drivers only for 32bits Linux boxes. The installation of the drivers under 64bits is not strait forward, therefore here is a small guide on how to install a Xerox Phaser 6010N on Debian Wheezy 64bits (amd64). It should work similarly on any Squeeze box.

For the inpatients ...

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PDF manipulation on command line

Date Tags cli / pdf

Tools

  • Pdftk a general command line tool box
  • PDFjam a set of shell script using the pdfpages LaTeX package for pdf processing

Command examples

Combines different pdf in one (Pdftk)

Fixed list the order of input file is important, combine 1.pdf, 2.pdf and 3.pdf in 123.pdf ...

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