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How to Burn a DVD in the Terminal

A quick reminder on how to burn a an ISO using the terminal. Install ”wodim”

Install “inxi”

Identify Drive

Read output

Burn your ISO

 

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Nvidia Jetson TK 1 Review

A few weeks ago I finally purchased my Nvidia Jetson TK1 development board. The Jetson board provides a Cortex A15 CPU, a 192-core Nvidia GPU, different I/O ports and an impressive computing power. After the success of the raspberry Pi, and the requirements for new mobile platforms, manufacturers such as Nvidia started to look into […]

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CUDA Unified Memory : C Example

One of the brand new features introduced by NVIDIA in CUDA 6.0 is Unified Memory. Helping the programmer to reduce the amount of code written, and simplify the code. The Unified Memory helps managing memory, and maximizing data access speed transparently between the CPU and GPU. This is a simple C example, on how to […]

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Gnuplot Zoom In

This is another post about Gnuplot, and how to use multiplot  and zoom-in on data points/ lines  that can be difficult to distinguish.  Using multiplot will allow to place a secondary plot inside the main one, “emulating” a zoom on data points, by using a different scale. The plot will be placed to specific coordinates for clarity. […]

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Plot Pings With Gnuplot

Recently I was discussing some problems occurring on my landline with my ISP’s customer service, and some connectivity issues that they couldn’t fix. After sending them a couple of traceroutes, pings, router logs, I also decided to plot some of the data for them, because they seemed having difficulties to spot the problems. So I […]

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Quick Fix PDF Conversion for Manuscript Central

There seem to be a long time known bug on Manuscript Central when you try to upload a paper generated with a recent LaTeX version.  When trying to upload a PDF with version < 1.4  the following error appears : Our apologies, but the file(s) main.pdf (PDF Copy) failed to convert to the appropriate pdf […]

Brew Gnuplot on OSX Mavericks

I had to install Gnuplot today on OS X Mavericks.  To do so, I used homebrew, which is an easy way to install the missing packages from OSX, and that  I need to work. After typing in the following command in my terminal :

I obtained the following error :

I tried to  link the […]

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cutil Error With CUDA 5.5

Recently I have had to compile CUDA code that had been written for an anterior version of CUDA 5.0 and encountered errors with an old library.  After a quick google search on the Nvidia website, and some forums, I discovered that the library I was trying to use had been replaced in the latest versions […]

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I Sent You a Spam DM on Twitter

This morning, I received a SPAM direct message on Twitter, and of course, I thought that the person’s account had been somehow compromised, and as usual, I sent a small tweet saying, “Your account has been compromised, you might have to change your password”.  An instant later, I received a tweet from the same person, […]

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Blackhole.BN exploit analysis and removal

Yesterday, a friend told me that a website we know had be infected by the blackhole exploit kit, and showed me a screen capture of his antivirus disallowing the access to the page. I immediately decided to open a virtual machine, and load the website to have a closer look. The paged didn’t looked suspicious […]

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