Installing OpenCV 2.4.9 in Linux

This post is intended to aid linux enthusiasts to install the latest OpenCV version 2.4.9 on their computer. The method is tested in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and can also be applied to Mint and Debian users. Eventhough the method mentioned below will overwrite any existing OpenCV installation on your system, it is advised to remove any…

Installing LateX and Beamer in Ubuntu

This post is intended to enable users to install LateX in Ubuntu machines. The process will also run in Linux Mint systems. The commands are tested in Ubuntu 12.04.   After connecting to a network, open a terminal and type the following(enter your password when prompted) sudo add-apt-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa This will add the package sources…

Interfacing Relay boards to Arduino

This post is intended for beginners to interface relay boards with Arduino. Shown below is the connection details to connect 4 Channel relay board with Arduino. The relays are 12V relays. The details of the 4 channel relay board is given below. • Connect VCC to 12V. • Inputs 1,2,3 & 4 are used to…