Category Archives: Computer Stuff

Startup script

When it comes to run a script at Ubuntu/Raspbian startup it may be a pain. Where are some ways of doing it:

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Starting with OpenCV

I installed OpenCv (Windows) and compiling my first code was not as easy as I expected. Basically my %OPENCV_DIR% environment variable didn’t work and this is a work around.    

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A Battle against C++ and video capture

Long story short, I have in my hands a USB capture device (Hauppauge USB-live2) and I need to capture a video stream and still images. I thought it would be a walk in the park but I couldn’t be more … Continue reading

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How to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04

Here is a guide to install VirtualBox (VB) and the VirtualBox Extension Pack under Ubuntu 14.04. After VB installation there is also a guide to install Windows 8.1.    

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Fixing NTFS problems

A couple days ago I had to power off my Raspberry Pi when it crashed while writing on an external Hard Drive. When I turned it on again, no Hard Drive was detected and connecting it to a computer outputted this … Continue reading

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My Ubuntu fresh install Guide (14.04)

for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – Trusty Tahr

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sub2ind or not ?

Today I used sub2ind function while I was programming in MATLAB and thought for a second… am I being just lazy or doing what sub2ind does by myself may be faster? I stopped my work for a little, test it and … Continue reading

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