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Gnuplot Tutorial: Line Graphs from a CSV

This image was taken in LibreOffice due to the unavailability of gnuplot at the time of needing it.

This image was taken in LibreOffice due to the unavailability of gnuplot at the time of needing it.

Gnuplot (technically gnuplot) is a command-driven interactive function plotting program. Put in simpler terms: it is a very powerful graph plotting tool that you can use by giving it a set of instructions or commands, rather than using a GUI or window.

This tutorial goes into how to create a line graph from a csv using gnuplot. Why gnuplot? Find out after the jump.

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Computer Up and Running

Computer Up and Running

Managed to get my computer up and running finally. Seems the problem was my Corsair H80 after all; turns out that despite it being a sealed system, it seems to have air in the pipes. It was causing my processor to run 20°C hotter than it would with the stock cooler. Thankfully, I still have that around, so my computer is running safely at a cool ~45°C.

Computer Destroyed

Computer Destroyed

I just wanted to let everyone know that I have somehow destroyed my computer, or should I say the CPU Liquid Cooling Unit that I have.  I also hurt my back, so I can’t get down and try to fix it. I’ll get back to updating at my non-usual schedule once I have done. Hopefully.

Mutt Tutorials – Part 1: A Simple IMAP Setup

Mutt is small text-based email client that is also incredibly powerful in what it can do. As the creators so rightly say: “All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less.” It can be a real pain to set up how you want, so I’m writing a set of tutorials to help those people out who are interested in trying.

In this tutorial, I will take you through a simple set up to connect to your email server and be able to read your emails. I will be taking you through setting up Mutt using IMAP that most e-mail providers support.

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