Monthly Archives: June 2006

scp command syntax

Since you keep forgetting it:

$ scp source target

That is something like

$ scp fred.txt des123@howdy.dur.ac.uk:/home/staff/des123/text

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Word Count for Latex Documents.

I’ve had the misfortune to have to write essay for a post graduate certificate, leaving aside the neccesity for this they have this bizarre way of determining assessment length by specfiying the number of words you can write…

A good way of finding this out for a latex document is to do this:-
dvips -o - pgcert_assignment.dvi | ps2ascii | wc -w