This page is mainly meant for myself. It contains some facts that I frequently use working with computers.


To get good (printable and without bitmaps) .pdf files, do
dvips -Ppdf myfile.dvi
followed by

To collect a directory in compressed form in a file, use tar. To make the file, type
tar -cvf nameofthetarfile.tar nameofthedirectory
For the reverse process, that is, unfolding a .tar file, type:
tar -xcf nameofthetarfil.tar


The official site of the class beamer is here.
Joost Joosten
Last modified: Sun Feb 4 11:02:13 MET 2007