Category Archives: Computers

Android Oreo on Nexus 6

After much trials and references to the below webpages: https://www.androidcentral.com/how-get-android-o-your-pixel-or-nexus-and-how-roll-back-nougat https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6/help/oem-unlocking-greyed-t3491358 https://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/Google/Device_Codenames I finally found out sadly that [l suspected this initially since the zip file was for Nexus 6P], that l cant run/push Android 8 aka android oreo to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Blender Cloth 101 – Notes

Basic blender cloth simulation steps. Create a plane mesh for the cloth position and rotate as needed add your material switch to cycles, click use node, switch to Glossy, set roughness to 1 select material color, set viewport color also … Continue reading

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