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Gray Chan
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Breaking Long URL in LaTeX Documents
Sometimes we wish to break a long URL in a LaTeX document.  I am among many people who have struggled with this. The following summarizes the answers I found online, Pass hypens to the url package that is referenced in the hyperref package, e.g., PassOption...
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PYMC3 Reports "WARNING (theano.tensor.blas): Using NumPy C-API based implementation for BLAS functions"
When I run PYMC3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I encounter an error, WARNING (theano.tensor.blas): Using NumPy C-API based implementation for BLAS functions. This went after I installed, sudo apt-get install libblas-dev liblapack-dev libatlas-base-dev gfortran I als...
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Old Bug in open-vm-tools and Git Commit Problem.
There is a known bug in open-vm-tools that can interference with a number of applications when we operate on a vmhgfs-fuse file system. This bug is documented as issue #90 , and there are a few other discussion about this, in particular, a discussion on how...
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Add/Edit Windows Environment Variable for Non-Administrator User
There are two ways to do this on Windows 10.  Click the Amplifying glass from the Task bar, type "environment", and select "Edit environment variable for your account", which opens the GUI to edit the Windows environment without prompting for a administrato...
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Determine Character Encoding on PostgreSQL Database System
PostgreSQL database system has a versatile character set support as described in the documentation . Since an application that uses a PostgreSQL database may run on different systems, it is a good practice to know what character set we are dealing with. We ...
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Command psql of PostgreSQL Complains about Encoding
I have a PostgreSQL database instance configured to use UTF-8 . When I connects to it using psql on Windows, it complains with the following, foopgdb => select * from bar;
ERROR:  character with byte sequence 0xe2 0x86 0x92 in encoding "UTF8" has no
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Higher Education: Articles on Ideological Diversity on Campuses
I happened to come cross a few articles on the topic of ideological diversity on college and university campuses. This topic interests me. Nicholas Kristof writes at the New York Times , " Universities are the bedrock of progressive values, but the one kind...
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Use Long Path or Filename in Windows 10
Microsoft Windows used to have a limit on the length of path or filename. The MSDN article " Naming Files, Paths, and Namespaces " is an in-depth discussion about this topic. Since the roll-out of .Net 4.6.2, long path names exceeding the MAX_PATH, or 255 c...
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Get Rid Of Eclipse Warning Messages on JavaFX API
When I was writing a Java program with JavaFX API, Eclipse complained loudly although the application runs smoothly since JavaFX is part of Java 8. The warning messages are very annoying. An example message is as follows, Access restriction: The type 'Appli...
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Bhyve Exited to UEFI Shell
I have a FreeNAS host where I run a few Bhyve virtual machine (VM) instances. Upon upgrading FreeNAS, I found some VMs did not boot successfully. It turns out that the VM exited to UEFI Shell, and complained that it could not locate some efi file. The solut...
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