Theo Pepler

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This is a collection of instructions for various tasks I have had to perform in the past, and which may be useful to others.


  • Search for all files containing particular keywords
  • Create animated GIF from images in Linux (command line)
  • Display only specific lines from a text file
  • Restart Gnome desktop environment from a remote terminal
  • R

  • Add an R mirror to my software repository list in Ubuntu Linux?
  • Calculate type I, II and III sums of squares for ANOVA in R?
  • Render an R markdown document from the command line?

  • Clone a GitHub repository to a local computer?
  • Create a GitHub repository for a R package?
  • Install R packages from GitHub repositories?

  • Install the University of Glasgow beamer theme?

  • Submit SARS tax returns in Ubuntu Linux?
  • View SARS PDF files in Ubuntu Linux?