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Install VirtualBox and Vagrant on Linux Mint 17.3

Another day working with virtual machines, another install log. My host machine is Linux Mint 17.3, based on Ubuntu Linux 14.04. The guest machine I’m planning to use is CentOS 6.7. 215 more words


Install docker on Linux Mint 17.3

To install the latest version of Docker (docker-engine) on Linux Mint 17.3, just follow the instructions on https://docs.docker.com/engine/installation/ubuntulinux/. So it’s basically installing the package from Docker-managed repository. 122 more words


Font Awesome in pdfTeX

Font Awesome is a font that provides scalable icons that can easily be used in text. It can even be used in TeX!

This is for… 313 more words


Package manager on Linux Mint 17.3

Although Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” is derived from Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr”, there are some differences in package management. For instance, Linux Mint doesn’t install “Recommended packages” by default. 34 more words


Install Jupyter Notebook on Linux Mint 17.3

To install Jupyter Notebook on Linux Mint 17.3, you can either use Anaconda or Pip. The instructions for both package managers can be found on… 87 more words


Install Ruby 2.x on Linux Mint 17.3

Linux Mint 17.3 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) comes with an old Ruby version (1.9.1). To get Ruby 2.2, I use the PPA provided by Brightbox team. 60 more words


Build ROOT 6.06 on Linux Mint 17.3

To build ROOT 6.06/00 (released on 2015-12-09) on Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa”, follow these instructions:

sudo apt-get install git dpkg-dev make g++ gcc binutils libx11-dev libxpm-dev \
libxft-dev libxext-dev cmake libpng12-dev libjpeg-dev libgif-dev libxml2-dev python-dev

wget https://root.cern.ch/download/root_v6.06.00.source.tar.gz
tar -xzf root_v6.06.00.source.tar.gz

mkdir root-build
cd root-build
cmake ../root-6.06.00/

# Edit CMakeCache.txt to enable roofit, minuit2, fortran, xrootd

cmake --build . 32 more words