32 Bit Wine on CentOS 7

This process is confirmed with Wine 2.0 and CentOS 7 (updated through December 31, 2017). As root: yum install samba-winbind-clients yum groupinstall ‘Development Tools’ yum install libjpeg-turbo-devel libtiff-devel freetype-devel yum install glibc-devel.{i686,x86_64} libgcc.{i686,x86_64} libX11-devel.{i686,x86_64} freetype-devel.{i686,x86_64} gnutls-devel.{i686,x86_64} libxml2-devel.{i686,x86_64} libjpeg-turbo-devel.{i686,x86_64} libpng-devel.{i686,x86_64} libXrender-devel.{i686,x86_64} alsa-lib-devel.{i686,x86_64} glib2-devel.{i686,x86_64} libSM-devel.{i686,x86_64} yum install glibc-devel libstdc++-devel icoutils openal-soft-devel prelink gstreamer-plugins-base-devel gstreamer-devel ImageMagick-devel fontpackages-devel libv4l-devel …
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Grub2 change with latest CentOS update

The previous article regarding configuring Grub 2 for Windows 10 no longer works with the latest CentOS updates.  Here is the newer one. File to edit: /etc/grub.d/40_custom Content to add: menuentry “Windows 10 (system) (on /dev/sda1)” –class windows –class os { insmod part_msdos insmod ntfs insmod ntldr set root='(hd0,msdos1)’ ntldr ($root)/bootmgr } Command to rebuild …
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Data science work station

As of October 2017, these installations on Cent OS 7 create a functional data science workstation. yum install epel-release yum install ImageMagick yum install python-pip yum install python-devel yum install tkinter yum groupinstall “Development Tools” yum install R pip install –user parsedatetime pip install –user matplotlib pip install –user cython pip install –user scipy pip install –user …
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AMD black screen on Linux

The AMD Radeon HD 5770 PCIe card causes difficulty when installation Linux. The screen turns black very quickly and the monitor displays the no signal message on the DVI input. There are several sources that say to set a the boot parameter acpi_osi in Grub .1, 2 Even though ACPI 3 was available in 2005, …
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Linux tips and Microsoft DevOps

Best Practices for the Linux and Application Admins – Great article with mistakes and the lessons learned, Running a program as root on startup [creating a service for use with systemd] – excellent discussion on creating services.  Keeping SSH access secure – Basic analysis on dealing with SSH worms that try many username and password …
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Desktop Shortcuts for Kids 5.2.2

Desktop Shortcuts for Kids has been updated to a new version.  It now works on any Windows version and launches the Chrome browser.  The Windows 10 edition (5.1) opens the sites in Edge browser.  This one adds Ryan ToysReview and HoneyheartsC channels on YouTube.  It also adds Starfall, Kinder Site, Chateau Meddybemps, and Scholastic’s Clifford …
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Some data sources

Monetary Economics datasets sources: https://sites.google.com/site/davesmant/various/data-sets-sources Economics Web Institute data sources: http://www.economicswebinstitute.org/ecdata.htm Kenneth R. French data library: http://mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/ken.french/data_library.html Carnegie Mellon Time Series Data Sets old: https://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/rwerner/timeseries.htm Carnegie Mellon University Datasets: http://guides.library.cmu.edu/datasets Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Force Statistics: https://www.bls.gov/cps/tables.htm OECD Statistics: http://stats.oecd.org/ St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank (FRED): https://fred.stlouisfed.org/ St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank (FRED) Daily …
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