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by Discipula
Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

Re: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use

... I learned that the reason I couldn't access some PPAs was because trusty didn't allow it. I further learned that this wasn't just about bad software, it was about the way new software handled shared libraries and how running these could completely destabilize systems so they needed clearance th...
by Discipula
Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

Re: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use

... I learned that the reason I couldn't access some PPAs was because trusty didn't allow it. I further learned that this wasn't just about bad software, it was about the way new software handled shared libraries and how running these could completely destabilize systems so they needed clearance th...
by Discipula
Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

Re: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use

Hi All, Actually, after having received so many folks well thought out responses, I have decided to putter around with Mint without expecting it to perform in the world of artificial neural nets. The reason why the PPAs were so obscure is that they have turned out to be mostly one-off pieces of soft...
by Discipula
Thu Jun 09, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

Re: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use

Hi All, Thank you for the informative and helpful posts.I have had time to speak with colleagues working in the same area and it seems they have settled on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, after some forays into linux, to run the artificial neural network software for both the Tesla and the Titan-X. It se...
by Discipula
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use
Replies: 20
Views: 1859

Linux Mint may be too fiddly for my continued use

Hi All, I'm a very late middle-aged guy who does virtually all of his research using computers. I consider said computers as tools and not entertainment or a hobby. I'm rarely prone to much tinkering with them and, truth be known, I pretty much hate them. A few months ago I began the construction of...

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