Here is a quick guideline to install Manjaro Linux along with Windows 10 for the Dell XPS notebook series, tested on model 9560. It is always recommended to backup your system before making changes on your BIOS settings!

Change RAID to AHCI

Dell notebooks using a disk technology called RAID on default. It basically merges multiple ssd drives into one and improves the performance. However, linux distributions do not recognize hard drives on this setting, so the first thing you have to do is to get rid of RAID.

Log in into Windows, press the windows key, type cmd, right click on it and…


Apps you need: Blink, Junno Connect

Open Blink and navigate to your ssh key

Click on “Keys” than on your first key which should be “id_rsa” and click on “Copy Public Key”.

Close the window and ssh into your server.

ssh user@your-server-address

Add your ssh-key into .ssh/allowed_keys

sudo nano ~/.ssh/authorized_keys

Install jupyter notebook on it

pip install notebook

Create a jupyter notebook config file with the command

jupyter notebook --generate-config

Now edit the created file called jupyter_notebook_config.py

nano -/.jupyter/jupyter_notebook_config.py

Search for the line called c.NotebookApp.allow_remote_access and change the value to True.

c.NotebookApp.allow_remote_access = True

To ensure a communication between your…


Good sources for your research are critical. But how do you get the best quality journals? Scimagojr.com is a good point to start, it is providing a huge u to date database of ranked Journals on all science disciplines. So let me give you a quick introduction how to use SJRs journal rankings.

Start by navigating to https://www.scimagojr.com

SJR landing page

Click on JOURNAL RANKS and select on the next page your subject areas as well as subject categories on the drop down boxes at the top of the page. …

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