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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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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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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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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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Installing Blender 2.71 on LinuxMint, Ubuntu

Installing the latest Blender, currently version 2.71 on a linux distro similar to LinuxMint, ubuntu etc running debian, type below on a terminal window. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/blender sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install blender if you have previously installed blender … Continue reading

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