Category Archives: Unix

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 = outputDatabaseName = MOVESOutput nonroadExePath … Continue reading

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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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Update Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

Ubuntu open source operating system does not come with restricted/non open source software. To install these, type below in a terminal window. 1st installs the previous but useful package manager. The 3rd installs nvidia current driver [if your pc/laptop has … Continue reading

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Linux USB creation

To create a linux usb drive, try Linux Live usb creator – click here for source website – as shown below imaging Fedora onto a 8Gb thumb drive. “LinuxLive USB Creator is a completely free and open-source software for Windows … 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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World Community Grid – Boinc Statistics update

“World Community Grid brings people together from across the globe to create the largest non-profit computing grid benefiting humanity. It does this by pooling surplus computer processing power. We believe that innovation combined with visionary scientific research and large-scale volunteerism … Continue reading

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Google IO

Google IO Developers Conference Video. Click here for website link.

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