libtool issue with configure in Mac

 I was trying to compile the FANN library with OpenCL, in my mac running yosemite, i get this error. i installed Xcode, command line tools still configure fails at libtool command   config.status: executing libtool commands sed: ./ltmain.sh: No such file or directory sed: ./ltmain.sh: No such file or directory mv: rename libtoolT to libtool:…

Running a neural network in GPU

 I was so passionate about neural networks and always wanted a fast library. I found FANN library c is the fastest NN library, so that i could train a neural network in GPU. I finally managed to find libcudann library (extension of FANN) which runs on Nvidia GPU with CUDA. I tested on my ubuntu…

Fixing libtool not found error

 I was compiling fann library under opencl, got stuck on this. $ ./configure config.status: executing libtool commands sed: ./ltmain.sh: No such file or directory sed: ./ltmain.sh: No such file or directory mv: rename libtoolT to libtool: No such file or directory cp: libtoolT: No such file or directory chmod: libtool: No such file or directory…

Install FANN neural network in Mac

 FANN is a very good neural network library written in C for speed. It is very easy to install this library in mac. There is also limited possibility on getting this library run on GPU (opencl) (check the forums http://leenissen.dk/fann/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=658) . Lets see how we can install this library properly. This library should run faster than…

How to setup Caffe to run Deep Neural Network

 I got excited recently about Deep neural networks. I did some research and found out that running DNN in a GPU is 20X faster than in CPU. Wow!!! So that means you can setup a mini supercomputer at home. I went directly to shop spent $200 to buy Nvidia 750Ti graphics with 620 CUDA cores….

Disabling ipv6 fixes slow and unstable Internet in Ubuntu

 I have installed ubuntu14 numerous times, i have seen that the internet is slow compared to windows or mac osx. I decided to take a deeper look into it. The speed is much better in command line terminal or through ethernet, but very slow in wifi and mobile broadband. The wifi is totally unstable with…

How to install adobe flash player in Ubuntu

 I used ubuntu 14.04 and noticed that Adobe flash player does not come preinstalled. This is need for websites like youtube. To manually install flash player, there are 2 steps. First install adobe flash player and secondly install the flash player plugin. Its easy! Installing Adobe Flash player and plugin 1. First download the tar.gz…

How to Install Nvidia driver in Ubuntu

 Ubuntu by default installs graphics drivers automatically and configures the best graphics resolution. If you have purchased new graphics card, chances are the drivers need to be installed manually. Here is what you need to do. 1. Go download the linux drivers from nvidia website. Download the .RUN file which is about 60mb. 2. First,…

How to install ubuntu in Mac OS Yosemite

 Ubuntu rocks! I love operating systems that gives full access to accessibility settings. I hate small text fonts in my computer screen, so love bigger text fonts that are smooth, with good graphics plus i dont get bored tweaking.  Ubuntu has moved a lot these days and i was surprised how good the user interface…

Quick Fresh install of MacOSX Yosemite from USB drive

 I erased by entire disk accidentally on my iMac, panicked on doing a clean install on my mac. I could not start a system by pressing CMD+R neither holding OPT worked. Why? because there is nothing in my disk to boot. All i had to think was how can install fresh mac osx from my…