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  1. TeXLive 2018 update

    Today I updated my TeXLive install to 2018. Although the install went fine, there was a problem with the binaries.

    Both asymptote and xetex were linked to different versions of some libraries than those that are supplied by ports. So I had to rebuild them.

    Reason

    Some might wonder why …

  2. PDF tricks

    This article contains several useful tricks for manipulating PDF files.

    The focus of this article is on Open Source and Free software, that are available for UNIX-like operating systems. These tools are made for use on the command-line of a shell.

    Adding password restrictions to a PDF file

    PDF …

  3. Installing asymptote 2.38 in TeXLive 2016

    Since the previous article [1, 2] I’ve updated TexLive to 2016. This comes with asymptote 2.38, but not with a FreeBSD binary for it.

    My TeXLive is not installed from the FreeBSD ports tree, so I cannot use the asymptote port since it depends on the TeXLive port …

  4. Compiling asymptote for TeXLive on FreeBSD

    When I try to use the version of asymptote that comes with TeXLive, it fails with an error:

    Shared object “libreadline.so.7” not found, required by “asy”

    So I decided to recompile asymptote. Here’s how to do that.

    On my FreeBSD 9.2 system, the original asymptote program …


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