Monthly Archives: April 2016

Autocompletion in default Python shell

Some Python shells, like iPython, provide autocompletion functionality while typing in code. If you’re like me and use the default shell in your terminal (the one that startsĀ up when you just execute python) this feature isn’t automatically available. Alas, I discovered a way to make this possible! Click the read more to find out how.

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C++11 on CentOS 6

CentOS is great because it is secure, but not great because it doesn’t have the latest software. Here is how to install C++11 on CentOS6 or CentOS7, and temporarily activate it in a shell. This does not change the default compiler and should cause less problems with your system (but that is not a money back guarantee … you are own your own if it does!)

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