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how I got into Linux

Posted 02-29-2012 at 10:58 PM by FlorMarina

ell, today is a good date to start a blog, since is February 29, 2012

at first I just said... what's Linux? I had no idea that there was anything besides windows.
Mexico, my children had left to the US, their father also a US citizen was gone... I was alone, sad and getting very depress.
A friend from Seville, Spain, in his effort to help me, suggested for me to learn Linux. I agreed, but I had no idea what he was talking about.
I had never...
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Fedora 14 seems to rock - mostly

Posted 02-29-2012 at 10:34 PM by dav0

Why am I here? Today I learned that I have apparently been a registered user long enough that I have earned my own blog on! Do I deserve this distinction? Certainly not! That said, I do feel somewhat honored, and maybe this is just what I need to inspire me into some sort of action to help out around here? Or not... time will tell!

My story? I've currently got an HP 64 bit AMD based system dual booted with Fedora 14 on top of a Windows 7 factory install setup...
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How to compile and run MPI Program

Posted 02-29-2012 at 09:59 PM by krish_iitd

For compiling in C language
  • mpicc.openmpi program.c -o output

/*program.c is the name of the program you have done*/

For running with five processes and multiple host
  • mpirun.openmpi -np 5 --hostfile host_file_name output

/*Where host_file_name is the host file which contains the name of hosts with line break for each host e.g.
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Am Wonderin' ...

Posted 02-29-2012 at 02:19 PM by ktask

about re-invention of wheel. Let's see about LQ blogs.
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Posted 02-28-2012 at 08:11 PM by lisle2011

I just finished being frustrated installing software that lets my LaserJet CP1525nw work; and as a bonus the color is really good for me.

But I have a little niggle after downloading stuff from the HPLIP site and I did download and read everything. I discovered that following compile instructions failed.

A person must configure as root, then run make as a regular user. I had my doubts and after make spewed about six lines of text everything came to a halt because the...
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