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GaussView is a graphical user interface (GUI) that helps you prepare input for submission to Gaussian and permits you to graphically examine the output. GaussView allows you to rapidly sketch in large molecules and then rotate, translate, and zoom in on the molecules using mouse operations. It makes it easy to set up many types of Gaussian calculations, and lets you examine the results of Gaussian calculations.

If you haven't already, first activate your people.uic.edu site. Use the following settings to connect to your account with an SSH client: 

Tags: blackboard

Yes.  The easiest way to add a narrated presentation to Blackboard is by using Echo 360 Lecture Capture. Echo 360 is available for free to UIC employees; it is easy to use and provides simple narration and editing capabilities.

Tags: argo

X11 forwarding allows users who have an account on a Unix server to open a connection to the X11 interface remotely from another computer. The communication between the systems is encrypted. In order to log in to Argo, you must use an SSH client, such as PuTTY, or the ssh command. 

X11 forwarding with the ssh command

To use X11 forwarding when using the ssh command, include the -X operand. For example:

Tags: backup, adsm
Service: Backups

You can set up rules in the backup client preferences menus to include or exclude certain types of files or certain locations on your computer.

To install ADDA software on your Mac you will need to mount the MacApps volume. To use the software, you will also need to have the KeyClient running. Important note: If you are off-campus, you must be connected using the VPN client to use ADDA software.

Tags: uicalendar
Service: UICalendar

Global Agendas -- Sharing Your UICal Calendar with Anyone. Global Agenda viewing is an option of UICal on the Web that allows you to send a URL to anyone you want -- they do not have to have to have a UICal account and they may not have anything to do with UIC at all -- that will allow them read-only access to a view of the times that you are busy.

People viewing your Global Agenda Web page will be able to read the text of agenda items that you mark items with the access level of Public. Non-Public items will just appear as "Busy".

If you haven't already, activate your site. Use the following settings to connect to people.uic.edu using SFTP. Below you will find instructions for Windows and Mac SFTP clients.

Service: Exchange

By default, the free/busy information on a user's Exchange calendar is shared with all other Exchange users. When you share your free/busy information, other users can see when you have appointments or meetings scheduled on your calendar. This can make it easier for others to schedule meetings, since they can see times that will not work because other events are scheduled.

Devices connected to Res-Net, UIC-WiFi, eduroam, and the other UIC campus networks have a daily network usage limit that is detailed in Acceptable Use Policy for Res-Net and the UIC Public Wireless Networks.

Tags: argo

LIMDEP is an econometrics package designed principally to estimate models with limited and qualitative dependent variables. It provides a wide variety of procedures for this purpose, and can report basic descriptive statistics, run standard linear models, and estimate nonlinear models and systems of equations. It also provides tools for writing and optimizing user-defined functions. Written by William Greene, author of Econometric Analysis, it is also the first package to incorporate recent developments in econometrics as standard routines.

Activate your site, if you haven't already done so. No additional software is needed to map your people.uic.edu account as a network share, but if you are connecting from an off-campus location you will need to connect to the UIC Virtual Private Network (VPN) first. 

Windows

To map your account start by right-clicking on your Desktop. Select New then Shortcut. In the dialog, type in \\people.uic.edu\NetID (use your own UIC NetID) in the location field. Click Next.

Service: Exchange

If you are experiencing a lot of failed sent mail due to malformed addresses in your auto-complete or address book follow these instructions on how to clear your list and cache.

  1. In Outlook 2010 and 2013, click the File menu and select Options.
  2. In the Outlook Options window click the Mail tab.
  3. Scroll down to Send messages. Uncheck the Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc, and Bcc lines box.

Optional Step: To clear out the auto-complete list, simply click the Empty Auto-Complete List button.

Tags: rt

If there is an existing RT instance in use by your department or campus unit, contact your unit's REACH member about creating a queue for your needs. However, if you need a new instance, send a request to systems@uic.edu with the following: 

Tags: pgp, encryption
Service: Encryption

Before you can use PGP in your correspondence with someone else, you'll have to exchange public keys with them. Here's how.

Service: Backups

After you create the scheduler, you should check to make sure it will automatically start when you reboot your computer. Because the scheduler runs as a service, you have to start the Services Administrative Tool to do this.

Service: Backups

Restoring Files

This page explains how to restore files with Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for Windows. ADSM TSM Network Backup for Windows: Installation explains how to install the TSM backup client and set up the backup client to make regular backups.

If you're having trouble with being able to access your restored files or folders on your new PC, even on an administrator account, you may need to take ownership of the file.

Before downloading or using the Personal Capture Software you must request access by filling out the lecture capture request form. Click on the link below to request access.

System Requirements

This Echo360 support page contains the most up to date system requirements for both Mac and Windows.

Service: Encryption

PGP Desktop Encryption has integrated email functions, but the UIC license doesn't include them. However, the PGP Viewer is part of the UIC PGP Desktop Encryption installation. PGP Viewer decrypts, verifies, and displays encrypted or signed files. So if you save an encrypted or signed email message to a file, you can decrypt or verify the saved file with PGP Viewer.

Tags: argo

The ScaLAPACK (Scalable LAPACK) is a linear algebra library for parallel computers. Routines are available to solve the linear system A*x=b, or to find the matrix eigensystem, for a variety of matrix types.

Example command

pgf77 source_file.f -Mscalapack

The -Mscalapack optiuon causes the following libraries, all of which are installed in /usr/common/pgi/linux86/5.2/lib, to be linked in to your executable:

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