Category Archives: linux

Pyinstaller, Matplotlib and BaseMap

Having big problems persuading a python,matplotlib and Basemap project to freeze using Pyinstaller. On doze and Linux, Basemap kept looking in the site distribution for the data files. Workround I found was the addition of this environment variable PROJ_DIR via a tweak to as … Continue reading

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XBMC Raspberry Pi

Following a less than successful experience of using an Android based TV box, the Pi got re-deployed to act as an XBMC device. Rough notes, proper post later, various flavours of player for the Pi. I chose to use For … Continue reading

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Commands I forget….

When using my favourite(lol) language I forget the fixes for dealing with multiple versions sudo update-alternatives –config java  sudo update-alternatives –config javac sudo update-alternatives Why you may need these is illustrated here

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