Category Archives: software

Updating WordPress

I finally got around to updating this site’s wordpress installation. The reason for the long delay was that the online updating process from wordpress was broken.  I had originally thought this was because I had used non-standard permissions in the … Continue reading

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Fixing textwidth in vim

I have had several problems with my program editor Vim recently.  Here is how I fixed one of them. There are two directories that I had to mess with: c:\program files\vim [vim directory] c:\users\rabbit [user directory] the vim directory is … Continue reading

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Xmarks profiles not syncing right

A quick note for myself and anyone else who is having headaches with this. Xmarks is a very useful bookmark synchronizing service, but I have had problems with it lately. If you are using the Firefox version of Xmarks, first … Continue reading

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Zotero to Endnote: part II

As I noted before, I use both Zotero and Endnote to do my bibliography work. For works that I have pdfs of, I keep these in a folder on D: drive. I use the same pdfs for both my Zotero … Continue reading

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Upgraded

Serious problems with my very old and partially scrungled ubuntu server finally forced me to upgrade both server and wordpress. So far so good; the new server is much more stable, and a couple of functions that were broken on … Continue reading

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Moving references from Zotero to Endnote: Part I

how to export zotero references with file links, without actually copying the files as well. Continue reading

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Backing up and recovering Endnote libraries

I try to back up every file that gets changed in my working directory every day or two. This is not a problem except for one program: Endnote, still my main bibliography manager. Unlike 99% of all programs, even if … Continue reading

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