Monthly Archives: March 2012

MATLAB image / imagesc non-linear axes

The MATLAB commands image() and imagesc() do not allow for non-linear axes (for versions through 2012a). To resolve this issue, consider using the uimage and uimagesc scripts located at MATLAB Central: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/11368

Google Earth in Fedora, ld-lsb.so.3 bad ELF interpreter

If you get the following Google Earth error under 64-bit Fedora 17 or Fedora 16: ./googleearth-bin: /lib/ld-lsb.so.3: bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory Try installing the redhat-lsb.i686 package as follows: sudo yum install redhat-lsb.i686 Note: You could find this yourself for similar problems by typing at the Terminal: yum whatprovides ld-lsb.so.3 Where of […]

Removing YUM repositories from RHEL-family distros

One might accidentally add a repository in YUM (for an RHEL-family Linux distro), which causes errors whenever you try to use YUM, An example error would be: Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: foo. Please verify its path and try again Where “foo” is the name of the repository causing problems. The following […]

Virtual Box: adding user to vboxusers on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers USERNAME where USERNAME is your login name. Note: Current versions of VirtualBox >= 4.3 seem to do this automatically for you.