Q: What’s with brutus? Is it the same as brutifus?
A: the brutus code is the ancestor to brutifus, and is now deprecated. It may be that not all the functionalities of brutus will be implemented inside brutifus: it’ll all depend on what I use brutifus for.
Q: I’m getting some weird LaTeX error massage … what is going ?
A: I’m assuming brutifus is run on a machine with a proper  system-wide LaTeX installation, to get prettier plots. Although I very much do not recommend it, you can by-pass this problem by running brutifus with the
--no-systemtexflag:>>> run brutus_execute --params pickle_fn --no-systemtex