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jtilly /
Last active Jun 16, 2016
Install R and libcurl from source
# This script installs libcurl and R 3.3.0 on a linux server
# when you can't use apt-get. Note that libcurl is a requirement
# for R 3.3.0
# also see:
export PATH=$HOME/packages/bin:$PATH
export CFLAGS="-I$HOME/packages/include"
export LDFLAGS="-L$HOME/packages/lib"
jtilly / print_graph.R
Created Apr 10, 2016
Print graphs to screen and save them as Tikz or PDF
View print_graph.R
print_graph = function(g, type = NULL, filename = NULL, height = 6, width = 6, path = ifelse(type == "tikz", "tex", "pdf")) {
if(!is.null(type)) {
if(type == "tikz") {
tikz(paste0(path, "/", filename), height = height, width = width)
# this script installs GCC 4.9.3
# to use it navigate to your home directory and type:
# sh
# download and install gcc 4.9.3
tar xzf gcc-4.9.3.tar.gz
cd gcc-4.9.3
jtilly / ols.f90
Created Feb 19, 2016
Compute OLS with Fortran and Lapack
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function ols(y, x, n, k) result (beta)
implicit none
external DGELS
integer, intent(in) :: n, k
real(dp), allocatable, intent(in) :: y(:), x(:, :)
integer :: info, lwork
real(dp) :: beta(k)
jtilly / random_numbers_parallel.Rmd
Last active Jan 15, 2016
Random Number Generation in Parallel: Reproducibility (
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title: 'Random Number Generation in Parallel: Reproducibility'
author: "Jan Tilly"
date: "January 15, 2016"
output: html_document
```{r global_options, include=FALSE}
knitr::opts_chunk$set(results = 'hold')
jtilly /
Last active Jan 7, 2016
Shell script that downloads and installs the latest version of RStudio Desktop (Ubuntu / Debian)
# get the latest version
VER=$(wget --no-check-certificate -qO-
# download it
# install it
sudo dpkg -i rstudio-${VER}-amd64.deb
# clean up
rm -f rstudio-${VER}-amd64.deb
jtilly / install_dep.R
Last active Feb 3, 2018
Install Package Dependencies in R
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#' Install Dependent Packages
#' @param pkg.dir refers to the package directory that contains the
#' \code{Description} file
#' @param dependencies defines which dependencies of the dependent packages are
#' to be installed
#' @param repos is the (CRAN) repository used to install dependencies
#' @param lib is the library to which packages are installed
install_dep = function(pkg.dir = ".", dependencies = TRUE, repos = getOption("repos")[1], lib = .libPaths()[1]) {
cat -e -t -v $1
jtilly /
Created Dec 22, 2015
Install gfortran on Mac OS X for RcppArmadillo
curl -O
sudo tar fvxz gfortran-4.8.2-darwin13.tar.bz2 -C /
jtilly /
Last active Nov 15, 2019
Install qcachegrind on Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install qt5-default
tar xvf kcachegrind-0.7.4.tar.gz
cd kcachegrind-0.7.4
qmake && make
sudo install -m 755 qcachegrind/qcachegrind /usr/local/bin
sudo install -m 644 qcachegrind/qcachegrind.desktop \
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