Github download links

As a maintainer at SBo, a thing that frequently makes me want to pull my hair off is providing a proper download link for sources hosted at Github. I really should not list all the issues that I have had, because I will get angry. So, straight to the point. Continue reading

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Ratiometric flow cytometry plot

I decided to make a ratiometric flow cytoetry analysis in FCSalyzer, since the program is free, cross-platform and easy to use (also, I just like it a lot). Such feature, however, has not been implemented yet, but is in the to-do list of the developer, Dr. Sven Mostböck. As a workaround, I used two small programs from the same author: FCS2Data and Data2FCS. Continue reading

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Own domain

Slackalaxy has its own domain!

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Removing multilib

I came to the point where I no longer needed a multilib system, at least on one of my computers. I rarely use Adobe Acrobat Reader, I have Skype running on my phone and, there’s of course ZeroUno’s package if I happen to need Skype on my computer. I decided to simply use slackpkg, to clean up the system and revert to the gcc-* and glibc-* packages from the original installation.
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Cleaning up with sed

I needed to clean up some plain text files from data and characters I did not want.

To be more precise, I have a phylogenetic tree, obtained from the TimeTree web-site. Species presented there are mainly birds, several reptiles and a fish. The tree has branches length information and node labels, which I wanted to remove.
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