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Opensource – Get Canon EOS DLSR shutter count – Gphoto2

Looking into below, using an interesting blog post l found online from Christopher – click here. Essentially l am trying to see whether l can get the shutter count of a Pro Canon DLSR camera without using any paid shutter … Continue reading

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Photography As an amateur photographer, my current cameras include Canon – sx280hs, 60D, 7dm2 [x] as well as the Sony Alpha A7 Some photo links include in no particular order: Links: Click here for more of my photographs on 500pix … Continue reading

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Python notes

Python source –> here python –m pip install –U pip pip install tweepy      

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Minecraft Spigotserver

Re-compilation: Download latest Buildtools.jar from this link. Using Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install git openjdk-8-jre-headless tar java -jar BuildTools.jar –rev latest ls -al  

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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 = outputDatabaseName = MOVESOutput nonroadExePath … Continue reading

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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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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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Dual-boot Windows + Linux Mint + Kali on Alienware 17

Notes on dual [triple? ] ¬†booting Windows 8.1 Pro Linux Mint Kali on an Alienware 17 laptop. Update: [7/8/2016] – very useful reference link from PugetSystems. Click here. Remember to image/backup your Windows original hard drive !! A17: Mine came … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Linux Mint install latest blender

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install blender Result: Unpacking blender (2.73~rc1~1188~g0f1ffd4-0thomas~trusty0) over (2.71~git201406121839.169c95b-0irie1~trusty1) … Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.2-0ubuntu3) … Processing triggers for mime-support (3.54ubuntu1.1) … Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.10.1-0ubuntu2) … Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) … Continue reading

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