Abaqus (V 6.10, 6.11) installation on Ubuntu (10.04 and 11.04)

I installing Abaqus (both versions 6.10 and 6.11) on Ubuntu (versions 10.04 and 11.04) This was not a trivial task. Here are the links which helped me do this : Abaqus 6.10 on Ubuntu 10.04 Details on installing Abaqus 6.8 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid-Lynx) can be found here : http://sites.google.com/site/abaqus2010/help_0 Using the same details, I […]

Mathematica – specifying 3D vertex coordinates for a 3D graph

This is specific to Mathematica 8.*, where Graphs are atomic expressions There was no simple way to assign the 3D vertex-coordinates to the vertices of a graph. Whereas a 2D graph’s vertex-coordinates can be initialized as follows : [text] vertices = {1, 2, 3}; coords = {{0, 0}, {1, 0}, {2, 0}}; connectivity = {1 […]

Installing GD image manipulation capabilities in PHP on Ubuntu 11.04

I wanted to enable the image manipulation functions using Php. It was documented that the that GD library is included in Php versions 4.3 and above. I had PHP version 5.3.5 on my Ubuntu 11.04. I tested the GD support using the code: [php] < ?php echo "GD Info : “; var_dump(gd_info()); if (imagetypes() & […]


This post is about a nice program I stumbled upon TiddlyWiki –  a reusable non-linear personal web notebook This is comparison of  a few tools that I used (NOTE  USED not REVIEWED), which I think could help someone out there who is looking for one I believe that human-memory/thinking is highly nonlinear. And I was […]

A collection of my Academic blogs n links

http://www.technologyreview.in/ (MIT’s technology review) http://biocurious.com/ http://www.symmetrymagazine.org/ Does one have to be a genius to do maths? http://love-python.blogspot.com/ http://calnewport.com/blog/ http://college.alltop.com/ http://chrisguillebeau.com/3×5/articles/ http://nanopolitan.blogspot.com/search/label/Free%20stuff http://twitter.com/sciam http://www.blogger.com/profile/01044958813811039891 Tweets by Wolfram_Alpha About