Posts Tagged ‘LaTeX’

LaTeX on Ubuntu

One of the strengths of Ubuntu and other Linux distributions is their software repositories which contains a wast number of diverse applications. This makes installing and updating applications very easy for the user. However, this is also one of the challenges from the provider of the Linux distribution because these repositories need to be kept […]

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A PhD on Open Source on Open Source Part 7 – Managing Publications and BibTeX

When doing a PhD, next to writing, the most important thing you do is probably reading. It is necessary to read what others have done to find interesting research questions and to avoid doing the same as other researchers. It is at the same time important to position your own work in relation to what […]

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A PhD on Open Source on Open Source Part 5 – Images, Figures and Graphs

An image says more than thousand words and a PhD thesis can sometimes become quite long. It is therefore nice to replace some words with an image from time to time. To include images in a LaTeX document is it very nice to have resizable figures which look good. To be able to resize an […]

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A PhD on Open Source on Open Source Part 4 – Desktop Tools

In the previous parts (1 2 3) of this series I have primarily written about how to write articles and thesis using the typeset system LaTeX. Using LaTeX is very convenient for some kinds of documents, in particular large good looking documents where you want to add references. For simpler kinds of documents a WYSIWYG […]

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A PhD on Open Source on Open Source Part 3 – Setting up a Latex Thesis Template

In the previous part of this series I wrote about using Latex to write a thesis. I will now give stepwise instructions to how to set up a new project using Eclipse and Texlipse and how to use a thesis template. The template is a skeleton made for writing a thesis based on a collection […]

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