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Tags: argo

Argo has been decommissioned.

For more information on High Performance Computing see

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.

The ACCC runs an LDAP server that you can use to look up the names and email addresses of people using email addresses. This page explains how to use this LDAP server with Mozilla Thunderbird and with Eudora OSE, which is based on Thunderbird.

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: pgp, encryption
Service: Encryption

Installing is easy, but it can go wrong, and fixing installation problems is not necessarily easy.

Thunderbird 3 and Eudora OSE (Penelope Eudora)

The ACCC supports Mozilla's Firefox browser and asks that everyone use it whenever they can instead of Internet Explorer, so it only seems reasonable that we include instructions on how to set up the Thunderbird email client to use Thunderbird is the email client that goes with Firefox. It's easy to use and quite reasonable. A lot like Firefox, in that way. If you're in search of a new email program, check Thunderbird out. It's nice. (And it does RSS.)

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.

Beginning with the Academic Year 2015-2016, the faculty computer replacement program (commonly referred to as FaCT) has been restructured.

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".

Closing a GoogleApps@UIC session is a two step process. You must do both.

Tags: Office365
Service: Office 365

System requirements for Office 2013 and Office 365 ProPlus

This article includes system requirements for:

  • Office 2013, which includes the desktop programs for Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word

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.

Tags: email

Our Online Disk Space Policy outlines the quotas, or limits, placed of space usage in various accounts. If you receive a warning notice about disk space usage on Mailserv or Tigger, start by visiting the Quota tool to view the amount of space used by your email folders. This will help you pinpoint the largest folders in your account. Next, open one of the large folders in Webmail and sort by message size.

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.

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:

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

Important note: If your program or software is not parallel or distributive, specifying more than one node and/or more than one processor does absolutely nothing other than waste resources that could be used by some other client. 

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.

Any file you wish to upload should have a three or four letter file extension (such as .txt or .html) which designates its type and is a commonly used extension name recognized by web browsers. Be sure to give your files sensible names - use only alphanumeric characters and don't use spaces. For example: If you wish to upload a Microsoft Word document, it must be named similarly to myfile.doc, .doc being the file extension for Word. (see the table below for commonly used file extensions.)

Tags: esri, software

UIC students, faculty, and staff can sign up for free ESRI GIS Software Courses Online. Because of UIC's campus-wide site license with ESRI, one of the principal producers of geographic information systems (GIS) software, as of August 15, 2001 UIC students, faculty, and staff can sign up for a number of software courses at ESRI's Virtual Campus FREE. Virtual Campus courses require that you have access to the internet and specific ESRI software, available in certain UIC labs, to complete course exercises.


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