Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Windows Subsystem for Debian

If you're frustrated using Windows and there is no way around not using it use the following:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10

Open PowerShell as Administrator:
Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux

Install Debian:
https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/p/debian/9msvkqc78pk6?rtc=1&activetab=pivot:overviewtab

sudo apt update

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Setting up Azure NC6 for Kaggle Competitions

I have chosen NC6 and Ubuntu 18.04

Install the following using Lambda Stack:
Deep Learning frameworks: TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, Caffe, Caffe 2
GPU software: CUDA, cuDNN, NVIDIA drivers
Development tools: git, tmux, screen, vim, emacs, htop, valgrind, build-essential
Using Kaggle's beta API, you can interact with Competitions and Datasets to download data, make submissions, and more via the command line. 


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Google Test (gtest) on Debian

Here is the link to the project source https://github.com/google/googletest

Here is the code for installing Google Test (gtest)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Initial Steps for Python

Change python version system-wide

This page has a great explanation for switching between Python and Python3:
https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-change-from-default-to-alternative-python-version-on-debian-linux

Installing Jupyter

Since in Python 3, ConfigParser has been renamed to configparser I switched to Python using:
Then for installing and running a Notebook: