Applies to latex_curriculum_vitae 2.1.1

1 Round about

1.1 Documentation Conventions

The following notices and typographical conventions are used in this documentation:

  • /etc/passwd: directory names and file names

  • PLACEHOLDER: replace PLACEHOLDER with the actual value

  • PATH: the environment variable PATH

  • ls, --help: commands, options, and parameters

  • user: users or groups

  • package name : name of a package

  • Alt, AltF1: a key to press or a key combination; keys are shown in uppercase as on a keyboard

  • File, File › Save As: menu items, buttons

  • Dancing Penguins (Chapter Penguins, ↑Another Manual): This is a reference to a chapter in another manual.

  • Commands that must be run with root privileges. Often you can also prefix these commands with the sudo command to run them as non-privileged user.

    root # command
    tux > sudo command
  • Commands that can be run by non-privileged users.

    tux > command
  • Notices

    Warning: Warning Notice

    Vital information you must be aware of before proceeding. Warns you about security issues, potential loss of data, damage to hardware, or physical hazards.

    Important: Important Notice

    Important information you should be aware of before proceeding.

    Note: Note Notice

    Additional information, for example about differences in software versions.

    Tip: Tip Notice

    Helpful information, like a guideline or a piece of practical advice.

1.2 Feedback

Several feedback channels are available:

Bug Reports & Feature Requests

You are welcome to file a Bug Report or a Feature Request.

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User Comments & Ask a question

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Mailing list

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For feedback on the documentation or this product, you can also send a mail to ( Make sure to include the document title, the product version and the publication date of the documentation. To report errors or suggest enhancements, provide a concise description of the problem and refer to the respective section number and page (or URL).

1.3 About the Making of This Documentation

This documentation is written in DocBook 5 ( The XML source files were validated by jing (see, processed by xsltproc, and converted into XSL-FO using a customized version of Norman Walsh's stylesheets. The final PDF is formatted through FOP from Apache Software Foundation ( The open source tools and the environment used to build this documentation are provided by the DocBook Authoring and Publishing Suite (DAPS). The project's home page can be found at (

You can find the docbook sources of this documentation on (

1.4 Source Code

The source code of latex_curriculum_vitae is publicly available on ( for download links and more information.

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