Tagged: ubuntu 14.04

802.1x wireless WPA2-Enterprise without certificate: Ubuntu 14.04

NetworkManager in Ubuntu 14.04 has an issue with 802.1x networks that don’t require the laptop to have a .cert file. A bug report has been launched in regards to this. Note: the following discussion can subject your laptop to “man-in-the-middle” attacks by disregarding the need for a .cert file. However, if your network IT dept. […]

Matlab R2013b C++ MEX on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 comes with GCC 4.8, but Matlab R2013b wants GCC 4.8. The error you will get includes. Warning: You are using gcc version ’4.8.2′. The version of gcc is not supported. Note that Matlab R2014a uses a new system for MEX configuration. You should not use this process for R2014a and newer. For Matlab […]

Notes on in-place upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have upgraded a couple systems so far to Ubuntu 14.04. Here are a few scattered notes and observations. Very old computers like Pentium 4 are still fine with the Xubuntu or Lubuntu desktops. On “modern” computers like Core 2 Duo and newer, the Unity desktop is splendid and “feels” faster than before. One computer […]

Setting up Astrometry.net program

Note: if you have Ubuntu 14.04, you can simply type: sudo apt-get install astrometry.net Otherwise, or if you want the latest version, follow the steps below. If you want a nice wrapper program I wrote that plots right ascension / declination and azimuth /elevation for your image, check out: https://github.com/scienceopen/astrometry the fits2azel.py is what you […]