Author Archives: Steve M

Cuda 8 on Ubuntu 16.04

If you do CUDA programming, you will be happy to learn that Nvidia has released a great working Cuda 8 release – download from here, for Ubuntu 16.04 !!! Click here for my test simulation

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Notes: Installing MOVES2014a on Linux

Reference: Installing MOVES2014a on Linux Operating System: Ubuntu 16.04 click on any image below for large version. Text – movesconfiguration file: defaultServerName = localhost defaultDatabaseName = movesdb20151028 executionServerName = localhost executionDatabaseName = MOVESExecution outputServerName = 127.0.0.1 outputDatabaseName = MOVESOutput nonroadExePath … Continue reading

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SSD Upgrade to Samsung Evo 500

Recently upgraded my 2-3 year old Corsair Force 3 240Gb SSD [$199 then] to the Samsung Evo 500Gb [formatted you get 466Gb]. 224Gb is roughly what you get when you format a 240Gb SSD and l have been running out … Continue reading

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Ubuntu: Python, import tkinter fails

Tkinter is used to make GUI buttons, windows in Python. To get this working on ubuntu, or linuxmint, do this: sudo apt-get install tk-dev python import Tkinter

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Upgrade to Blender 2.75 from LinuxMint

Commands:   sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install blender

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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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Bach Cello Suite No.1 – Prelude (Yo-Yo Ma)

Got hooked on this wonderful classical musics again while taking a break watching Marvel’s Daredevil

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Cinebenchmark R15 – GTX560Ti vs GTX970 GPU Card

Some comparative results between an older GTX560Ti [384 cuda units] and a GTX970 [1664 cuda units], mainly using Cinebench R15 and 3d mark software.

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Cinebenchmark R15 – GTX860M GPU Card

 

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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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