Note To Self - How to Reclaim Disk Space in a Hurry (Windows 10)

When you suddenly discover that your disk is full, consider doing the following: Work out where the disk is being used, with tree size free $ cinst -y treesizefree If you don’t use hibernation on your machine you could save a lot of space by turning it off $ powercfg.exe /hibernate off Compact the WSL disk if you use WSL $ wsl --shutdown $ optimize-vhd -Path "C:\Users\a30006806\AppData\Local\Docker\wsl\data\ext4.
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AppImages on WSL2

This is a reminder to self, for those times when you just gotta have vim and fishdots on a recent version of fish shell (and someone upstream has completely screwed up the CA certificates so you can’t use apt or linux brew because they can’t be configured to relax cacert security). First, create a place for them to live mkdir -p ~/bin; cd /tmp Now get fish shell wget --no-check-certificate https://download.
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Preparing a Project Gutenberg ebook for use on a 6" ereader

For a while I’ve been trying to find a nice way to convert project Gutenberg books to look pleasant on a BeBook One. I’ve finally hit on the perfect combination of tools, that produces documents ideally suited to 6" eInk ebook readers like my BeBook. The tool chain involves using GutenMark to convert the file into LaTeX and then TeXworks to modify the geometry and typography of the LaTeX file to suit the dimensions of the document to suit the small screen of the BeBook, then MiKTeX to convert the resultant LaTeX files into PDF (using pdfLaTeX).
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