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Archive for March, 2009

R: lme4/ Matrix not finding “libRlapack.so”

Friday, March 20th, 2009

I had a problem in R when trying to load the package lme4 on Xubuntu Intrepid: > library(lme4) Loading required package: Matrix Loading required package: lattice Error in dyn.load(file, DLLpath = DLLpath, …) : unable to load shared library ‘/usr/local/lib/R/site-library/Matrix/libs/Matrix.so’: libRlapack.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Error: package ‘Matrix’ could […]

How to use mutt to send individual e-mails to lots of people at once

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

So, you want to send an e-mail to a list of people, but you don’t want to put them all in the “To:” or the “Bcc:” field of a single mail. You want each person to get an individual e-mail, but with the same subject line and the same content. It’s easy using mutt. Create […]

LaTeX: using apacite and hyperref in the same document

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

The latest (4.0) version of apacite no longer conflicts with the package hyperref, but you must load hyperref before apacite. That is, the preamble of your document should look something like this: \documentclass{article} … other packages etc … \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{apacite} \begin{document} … At least, that is the only way it worked for me. When I […]