Installing Subclipse on Ubuntu using the repository version of Eclipse

When writing (LaTeX) and programming I normally use Eclipse. To backup the code and text I use Subversion and the Eclipse plug-in Subclipse. The Ubuntu repository has for a long time had a dated version of Eclipse. However, when I reinstalled one of my computers yesterday I saw that Eclipse 3.5.1 was available through the […]

Vuze on Ubuntu after removing openjdk

I recently removed openjdk to get my BankID working. A change often has consequences and I did not have to wait long. For some reason I do not bother to dive into, openjdk is hard coded into Vuze as its preferred Java implementation on Ubuntu. When I removed openjdk, Vuze would of course not start. […]

Aigaion 2.1.2 is released

The bibliography tool Aigaion has now been released in a new version. It should be particularly interesting for all of us Norwegians since the new release supports Dutch, German, and Norwegian through the project’s recent internationalization efforts. I have been responsible for the Norwegian translation but I have unfortunately had very little time to verify […]

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 […]