The BBC and the climate ON Topic
The BBC is inviting viewers to join the Climate Prediction Programme - a project along the lines of Seti, with "background" S-W running the climate model.
Macs: 1 button, Windows: 2 buttons, Unix: 104 buttons
I just found out from reading my previous thread that my Mac OS X is basically Unix. That means Steve Jobs figured out how...
OT US school lingo need help
On Fri, 17 Feb 2006 16:45:57 +0000, becco In the U.S. you declare a major field of study...
- and to take part, it takes you here:-
The film etc. is all Windows (and thank-you trolls, but it DOES play under my Linux-Firefox!), but then one goes to the FAQ (Under Help and Support):-
- and under 2., Dowloading and starting the experiment, we see:- "Can I use Linux or a Mac? Many Linux kernels are suitable. If you are running Linux, you can download a Linux version of the software. After the download, you will need to 'chmod u+rx bbcclimate.sh', then '.-bbcclimate.sh' to install"
Granted, difficult to find, and little in the way of instruction compared with pages and pages of Windows stuff, but I would suggest that at the moment, any Linux user reading what I have quoted above would know exactly what we are talking about and how to go about using it - agreed? In short, I would plead that the BBC is implicitly saying "We don't need to tell these Linux folks much - if they use Linux, we take it as read that they know what they are doing"! (I told you I was on-topic!)