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About arulalant

Currently working as "Project Scientist – C" in National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), MoES, Noida, India

Install UVCDAT 1.5.1 in Ubuntu 16.04

If we are extracting uvcdat-1.5.1 in Ubuntu 16.04 it may not work properly and throw below error. ImportError: librtmp.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory By linking the following we can solve the issue $ locate … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading

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How to install ESMF and ESMFPy in Ubuntu using gfortran, gcc, python

Dear All, Lets see the procedure on how to install ESMF and ESMFPy package using gcc, gfotran, Ubuntu and Python. You can read more about ESMF https://www.earthsystemcog.org/projects/esmf/ I downloaded esmf_6_3_0rp1_src.tar.gz file from here. I used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit OS … Continue reading

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Release : txt2ipa converter v0.2 with Kannada Support

Dear All, Today I am happy to release version V0.2 aakaara of txt2ipa converter in python. What is new ? : In this version V0.2 aakaara txt2ipa converter supports for Kannada Unicode to International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) along with Tamil … Continue reading

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Install NetCdf4 with Hdf5 In Ubuntu Linux

Hai All, I installed Netcdf4 along with Hdf5 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. You can follow the below steps to do the same. szip Download latest source of zlib from here http://www.zlib.net/ and install it by $ ./configure; make; sudo … Continue reading

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Install WRF model in Ubuntu Linux

Dear All, Here I am going to explain the very simple steps to install The Weather Research & Forecasting Model (WRF) model in Ubuntu or any Linux Distributions. $ sudo apt-get install m4 csh netcdf-bin hdf4-tools hdf5-tools zlib* jasper libpng-dev … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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sed command to replace string in all sub folders text files

This will replace all occurrences of "text1" into "text2" of all text files within all multiple sub level folders in current folder. $ find ./ -type f | xargs sed -i ‘s/text1/text2/g’ f meant for text files -i option for … Continue reading

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Hurricane Vs Cyclone Vs Typhoon

What is the difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon? The only difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon is the location where the storm occurs. The hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather … Continue reading

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How to plot transparent lines / shades in xmgrace / UVCDAT / pygrace

Dear All, Problem : How to plot transparent lines or shaded region in xmgrace ? For example, look at the below plot. ​ Solution : I had to plot transparent lines in xmgrace wherever overlaps occurs. In Grace / xmgrace … Continue reading

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