Monday, June 20, 2016

The world's fastest supercomputer, Sunway-TaihuLight by China, run Linux

Sunway-TaihuLight, a new-generation supercomputer installed in the east China city of Wuxi, is able to perform quadrillions of calculations per second. The system was named the world's fastest computer during the Int'l Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Install oracle-java8 on Ubuntu with ppa:webupd8team/java

To install oracle-java8 on Ubuntu 16.04:

- add ppa:webupd8team/java to your repository
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java

- update with
$ sudo apt update

- install oracle java8
$ sudo apt install oracle-java8-installer