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Text interface + scripts: How to use all available cores

For example, the remote host I'm working on has 12 cores: ...
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Modern hardware for symbolic computation [duplicate]

I am going to use it for huge symbolic computations (like Groebner Bases, Hermite Normal Forms, Differential Algebra) in Maple/Mathematica. Could you help me to choose good modern hardware?
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Trouble interfacing hardware and reading data from a serial port with Mathematica

I am trying to communicate with a device using a serial port to usb connection. I am using the following code: ...
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Mathematica 10.X benchmark report for high-end surface pro 4/surface book?

Recently, I am seriously considering purchasing the high-end surface device (with intel i7 and maximal RAM). Mathematica will be one of the main applications. Since it is not a full or traditional ...
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What CPU instruction set extensions does Mathematica support?

Most CPUs in desktops and laptops nowadays are backwards compatible with the x86-64 instruction sets. But newer CPUs also have additional instruction set extensions like AVX 2, FMA3, and BMI/BMI2 ...
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Direct Pressure Data Acquisition with Mathematica and Arduino

Mathematica can upload code to the Arduino and read/write values to pins, execute commands, etc. Im trying to use this to do Direct Data Acquisition with a pressure sensor. Here is the link to the ...
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Serial interface RS232 control

I am using Mathematica 10.3 and Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit. I would like to test a stepper motor by simply sending strings over the serial interface. Is the code below the right way to open the serial ...
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Mathematica Arduino Link [closed]

Has anyone successfully used Arduino Link package to generate code and communicate with the Arduino with Mathematica? I have tried using it but I get "Failed to upload sketch" when I try to connect ...
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How to obtain the computer's hard drive serial number, BIOS ID, CPU number, MAC and so on use Mathematica?

I want to packed my program use RSA algorithm. Of course, $MachineID can be used but I want to make it safer. Can Mathematica obtain the computer's hard drive ...
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Interfacing Red Pitaya board with Mathematica

[EDIT:July 1st 2016]. I finally did the job by myself and built a (JLink based and limited) redpitaya package that is enough to play with the examples showed on the redpitaya site. I presented it at: ...
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Difference between the CLI and the GUI version of Mathematica [closed]

I have been trying to find out how much faster Mathematica is in CLI than in GUI, and with lack of success in finding any information about it, I decided to crowdsource my quest for this piece of ...
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Open LabView's TDMS file?

How to open the National Instruments LabView TDMS files? Has anyone developed a library or code for easily importing these? National Instruments provide a DLL and specification for the format. There ...
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Connect to USB Serial Converter

(I'm using Windows 7 & Mathematica 10) I have a sensor with RS232 serial interface. The sensor came with a RS232-to-USB converter and corresponding driver & software for data transportation. ...
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Can Mathematica poll the dimensions of the individual monitors of its host computer?

The command SystemInformation["Devices", "ScreenInformation"] returns the screen area in the monitors connected to its host computer: ...
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Buying a new computer (specifically for Mathematica)

My current computer is a MacBook Air, the mid-2011 version: 4 GB RAM, 1.7 GHz Intel dual core. It runs Mathematica 9 smoothly, but a bit too slowly for my taste. I use Mathematica almost exclusively ...
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Connecting to LeapMotion

Thanks to those who helped me with my previous question. I will help others too where I can. In the meantime I have a general question whether anyone has had success connecting Mathematica to the ...
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Manage a network of Arduinos using Mathematica and xbee

I'm trying to take 5 analog reads from two or more Arduinos at different times. So to do that my listening port via xbee is COM8, then I start a ...
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Hardware required to perform large symbolic calculations

I'm choosing components to set up a pc aimed to run large symbolic computations in Mathematica 9.0 under Windows 7 64 Bit Pro. I have a limited budget therefore I'm considering this system: Mother ...
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Using data from multiple cameras

ImageCapture[] has an option Device-> for specifying which camera to use, but ...
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Hardware Performance Metrics for Mathematica

Dear Mathematica users I am looking into buying a new computer and Mathematica is one of the main applications I run. To help me assess the overwhelming welter of choice out there: I'd like to know ...
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Interfacing with a LabJack

I have a LabJack U3-HV and I wanted to use it with Mathematica to interface some hardware. I cannot find any information on the Internet; if I have to use Python, I will, but I would rather use ...
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Crash when displaying / rasterizing graphics with textures at high resolutions

CAUTION/Disclaimer: execution of some of the code below can result in a complete crash of Mathematica or even your system. Save all your work and do not try in a productive situation. For a graphical ...
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Kinect on Mathematica

I saw on the internet a lot of nice experiments with Microsoft Kinect. I just bought one and would like to know if someone here has been able to use it with Mathematica. The main idea is to been able ...
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Is there a way to convert mathematica code to OpenMP or OpenACC?

I see that Mathematica has limited support for things like OpenCL and CUDA, but what about other standards like OpenMP or OpenACC?
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Release the web camera after using CurrentImage[]

CurrentImage[] will capture an image from the webcam. It is even possible to create a live video in the notebook using ...
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Transparent textures don't show

EDIT For now, I'm going to accept Brett's answer. It's a way to get transparency back by having 3D calculations done in software instead of hardware. It addresses the symptoms but not the causes. ...