Using OpenCV with Python on your Mac OS X

You are likely to be sorry if you casually started installing Python and OpenCV like me¬†as documented here. You might have read stuff online and tired installing python26 or python27 as well as numpy and opencv using macports¬†hoping that your py scripts will conveniently import cv Of course then you must have gotten stuck while […]

Make Macports work behind proxy

I ended up struggling for months to get Macports to work and tried every installation method in http://www.macports.org but nothing worked. After drudging through numerous forums I finally discovered that sudo command “sanitizes” the shell environment and gets rid of the environment variables concerning proxy settings because of which commands like sudo port -d selfupdate […]