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How to calculate an Excel BETA.INV in Python

Recently I was tasked with coding a complex calculation in Python, where the source was in Excel. They used the BETA.INV function to find theinverse of the beta cumulative probability density function. Luckily, SciPi also has a beta function where the .PPF is the inverse of .CDF. The first three arguments, probability, alpha and beta are the same, but the in excel you can set the lower and upper bound, where as in Python you can set the location and […]

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Opening the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Player

If you’re using VMware Player then at one point you’ll want to edit  the network configuration for your virtual image. However they’ve made  it harder to find the advanced network settings, or at least I couldn’t  find it while clicking around. Simply, the solution is to run it from the command line using: vmware-netcfg This was the case on Arch Linux with VMware Player. More information can be found here.

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