These batch files may prove to be useful. I keep my batch files in /usr/local/bin/ and do
not bother with the extension .sh. Do not forget---as I usually do---to type chmod a+x as SU.
[photos2eps] This converts all your png, PNG, jpg, JPG files to EPS files. The
originals are kept.
This reduces all your png, PNG, jpg, JPG files to the same type of file, but with
an ImageMagick "sample size" of 1000 pixels x 1000 pixels. The
originals are kept. This is useful if your originals are too big
[dvi_eliane] My \Tex generated PDF files are fine on the screen, but when I go to print the text is considerably reduced in size. My solution was to output the DVI files to a PS file. This shell file has offsets (determined by trial and error) so as to produce the correct page
formatting on my wife Eliane's printer (I do not have my own printer so I employ sneakerware
to send the files to hers).
[dvips] I instinctively type "dvips" instead of
"dvi_eliane", so this shell file prints the message contained
in text file: [use_dvi_eliane.txt]