Category Archives: Linux

Force Linux Clock reset with NTP – Raspberry Pi

My laptop and most of my workstations, dual boot say to W10, Ubuntu/Linuxmint/Kali etc. I find the time changes back and forth between when logged into a unix OS and Windows OS.  Below helps me from Linux reset the time … Continue reading

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Android Studio, Java JDK Setup for Linux, Linuxmint 17

Setting up to run Android Studio [used for Google’s Android mobile app development] , on Linuxmint: Download Android studio sdk from here Download Java JDK from here run the commands below from a terminal window.   updating Android SDK  

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How to change or disable login sound in Linux Mint 17

I find the start up sound upon logging into Linux Mint 17 [rebecca] annoying, and struggled to find out how to turn it off. Here’s how. Click on the linux mint bottom left icon, and navigate to preferences/system settings/sound/sound effects … Continue reading

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Linux Mint on Alienware 17 – Setup Notes – Nvidia Graphics – Cuda

Linux Mint on Alienware 17 – Setup Notes Nvidia Graphics, Cuda 7 :   Useful link, click here install linux mint, see my other blog post sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade reboot menu/administration/driver manager, select top nvidia driver, wait, … Continue reading

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Installing CUDA Toolkit 6.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Linux

Click here for an excellent simple guide to installing Cuda Toolkit version 6.5 [as of now] on Ubuntu 14, LinuxMint 17 distros etc. Screenshots from my install:

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Cuda Installation on LinuxMint 17

Below is a screenshot of options choosen while installing Cuda on Linux Mint 17 distro. I also needed to go to administration, driver manager and select the 340 driver.    

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CPU_GPU Benchmarks 03-2014

Comparing 3 machines l use/own: Benchmarks from Boinc manager. In Pictures In detail Linux Workstation – running Linux Mint 16 ========================================= Intel Q8200 @2.33Ghz 4 core 8gb ram 1567 floating points MIPS whetstone per CPU 12633 integer MIPS Dhrystone per … Continue reading

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Nvidia Cuda Install on Ubuntu, Linux Mint 16

Installing CUDA from Nvidia on ubuntu, linux mint 16 etc, mainly for gpu programming, boinc, blender etc, click here for this great article. My OS version: steve@c3p0 ~/Downloads $ uname -a Linux c3p0 3.11.0-12-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 9 16:20:46 … Continue reading

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Fedora 20 Cuda Setup Notes

Assuming your discrete video card supports nvidia cuda, which is used for GPU-graphical processing unit programming, below are the additonal steps l had to do, to get all in place. My laptop uses the GTX 630M video card. 1) Update … Continue reading

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Updating Kali Linux

Problem: sudo apt-get update && apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r)Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates InRelease Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main amd64 Packages Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib amd64 Packages Hit http://security.kali.org kali/updates/non-free amd64 Packages Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en_US Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/contrib Translation-en Ign http://security.kali.org kali/updates/main Translation-en_US … Continue reading

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