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Short Description
Quick and easy NuPIC development environment
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This is a docker image that comes with the following:

How to use it?

  1. Install docker and make sure it's running, more info (
  2. Pull the image
    docker pull nashamri/nupic
  3. Run the image

    • From Arch Linux host:

      docker run -ti --net=host --rm -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -e DISPLAY=unix$DISPLAY --privileged nashamri/nupic
    • From Ubuntu 14.04 host:

      docker run -ti --net=host --rm -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -v $HOME/.Xauthority:/root/.Xauthority -e DISPLAY=$DISPLAY -e XAUTHORITY=/root/.Xauthority --privileged nashamri/nupic


    • --net=host: allow the container to use the hosts network
    • --rm: to delete the image after exiting
    • -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix -e DISPLAY=unix$DISPLAY: to let the container access the host's X server
    • --privileged: when using NuPIC Studio, this might provide hardware acceleration for OpenGL. I only tested this on Intel graphics
  4. Inside the image, you might need to start MySQL server to get the examples and swarming working

     service mysql start
  5. To run an iPyhon notebook
     ipython notebook
  6. To run NuPIC Studio
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