Category Archives: programming

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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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 – 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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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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Batch Processing Powershell Script – For Photomatrix

Below is a script l wrote to process all files in a source folder into separate subfolders auto-created, which start from 1000, with just 3 files in each. This script helps place jpg 3 exposure files for Photomatrix Batch processing. … Continue reading

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“The “AndroVM” initiative aims at providing a “as good as possible” support to run Android in Virtual environments.” – Click here to download this. You can run this using VMware workstation as l have shown below or using Oracle virtualbox.

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Powershell rename files in a directory

I have a bunch of SQL MCM videos downloaded from a Microsoft Technet website, about 45 files – total of 14.4Gb mp4 video files. Problem is, watching them on my Diamond media player is inconvinient since the filenames are so … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi

Ordered a Raspberry Pi micro computer from Newark Electronics [$35] and l just received it. It came with 513Mb RAM. Click here for the Raspbian – Debian OS distibution website. Home page for Raspberry Pi can be found here. “The … Continue reading

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Android SDK on Ubuntu 12.10

Command steps l took to get this working: Modify as you need: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo reboot Download current jdk/jre from Oracle’s java website and continue commands below cd Downloads ls -al *.gz sudo cp jre-7u9-linux-x64.tar.gz /usr/local/jre-7u9-linux-x64.tar.gz … Continue reading

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