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Samba update with problems?

C&CZ will upgrade Samba on several servers in the weeks to follow. These upgrades could cause problems when connecting network drives on Windows PC's. At Upgrade Samba 3.0.28 you can read how to solve these problems.

Wim Janssen 03 maa 2008 14:47 (CET)

PC's in computerlabs show lock times

PC's in computers labs now show the duration of the screenlock. Using this information you can determine whether you want to reboot the PC. This program has been built by one of our students: J. Groenewegen.

Wim Janssen 03 maa 2008 14:01 (CET)

Oce copiers replaced by Ricoh copiers/printers/scanners

The Oce copiers are being replaced by Ricoh machines that can print and scan too. There is a Ricoh-overview page, but of course they are also mentioned on the pages dealing with copiers, the network printers and the scanners.

Peter van Campen 01 maa 2008 00:03 (CET)

Print budgets can be viewed/maintained through DIY

It is now possible to look at and maintain printbudgets through the Do-It-Yourself selfservice website for Science logins. For more info see the DHZ page.

Peter van Campen 1 mar 2008 00:46 (CET)

EuroGlot Professional 6.0 Native

A new version of the EuroGlot software is available to be borrowed.

Wim Janssen 26 feb 2008 13:09 (CET)

New license period for Mathematica coming up

The current license period for Mathematica will end soon, departments interested in using Mathematica in the next contract period of 3 years can contact C&CZ.

Ben Polman 20 feb 2008 11:53 (CET)

McAfee software update

A new version of the McAfee software, the Internet Security Suite 2008 NL, is available on the install-disk and can be borrowed from C&CZ.

Peter van Campen 15 feb 2008 13:37 (CET)

Mediawiki upgrade to version 1.11 completed

The mediawiki code on which all wikis of the Science Faculty are based has been replaced by the latest stable version

Ben Polman 14 feb 2008 22:59 (CET)

BASS-Finlog access for Linux/Unix/Mac users

For Linux/Unix/Mac users it's now possible to access BASS-Finlog, see BASS.

Remco Aalbers 12 feb 2008 16:15 (CET)

TU Delft victim of phishing scam

The CERT-RU, that coordinates security incidents within the RU, reported that employees and students of the TU Delft had received emails, that at first sight looked as if they were sent by TU Delft, in which was asked for a reply with loginname and password. The reply of a naive user went to a "@hotmail.co.uk" mail-address. C&CZ likes to stress that *no official institution* will ever ask you for your password or pincode for your bank account. For the original message of the CERT of TU Delft, see TU Delft Security Alert.

Peter van Campen 29 jan 2008 12:24 (CET)

Surfgroepen to cooperate with others

To cooperate (share files etc.) with other employees and students of other universities Surfgroepen can be used for free, even external persons can join.

Peter van Campen 28 jan 2008 18:14 (CET)

Adobe software will not become campus license!

Today SURFdiensten reported that not enough universities were willing to participate in the proposed multi-year license agreement for Adobe products. Therefore if one wants to buy Adobe products in the near future, one has to resort to individual licences.

Peter van Campen 28 jan 2008 14:21 (CET)

McAfee software update

A new version of the McAfee software, the Internet Security Suite 2008 UK, is available on the install-disk and can be borrowed from C&CZ.

Peter van Campen 25 jan 2008 15:16 (CET)

New Maple license file, valid until January 2009

The license file for Maple was almost expired, therefore a new version has been installed on the license server. Employees and students with a home-use license can get a new version, valid until January 2009, through C&CZ.

Peter van Campen 23 jan 2008 10:59 (CET)

Wireless network settings for mobile devices

For smartphones or PDA's with Windows Mobile we now have an installation manual to get connected to the wireless network. In order to connect the iPhone or iPod Touch to the RU campus wireless network, Apple would have to come with a newer software update than version 1.1.3 of January 2008, containing support for WPA-Enterprise 802.1x.

Peter van Campen 17 jan 2008 15:22 (CET)

X-Win32 9.0 installed on managed Windows computers

The latest version of X-Win32 is installed on all C&CZ-managed Windows PCs.

Ben Polman 10 jan 2008 10:23 (CET)

OpenOffice 2.3.1 for Solaris installed

The newest version of the office software OpenOffice (2.3.1) has been installed for Solaris. Type ooffice to use it.

Peter van Campen 18 dec 2007 15:59 (CET)

Notepad++ installed on all managed Windows computers

Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement, which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment. For detailed information see Notepad++

Ben Polman 30 nov 2007 14:37 (CET)


Wireless network Huygens building full coverage

In the Huygens building a wireless network with full coverage was realized shortly after the building was finished. Measurements over a long period have determined that about 25 of the 90 access points can be removed, so they can be used in different locations within the RU. Full coverage is still guaranteed.

Marcel Kuppens 30 nov 2007 13:00 (CET)

PhpMyadmin, new version because of security fixes

PhpMyadmin is a webapplication to maintain mysql databases, all mysql databases hosted by C&CZ can be maintained through http://phpmyadmin.science.ru.nl . The new version (11.2.2) fixes a security leak [2].

Ben Polman 29 nov 2007 10:28 (CET)

Acrobat Reader, new version with problems

On all Managed PCs version 7 of Adobe Reader has been replaced by version 8.1.1, because of a security hole. The upgrade lead to several problems:

  1. Printing from Adobe Reader to a HP4250/HP4350 printer doesn't work. According to Adobe this is a fault of the software in these HP printers. As an alternative one can use the dali printer in HG00.201 or one of the colour printers (HP or Tektronix). The Ricoh multifunctional copier/printer/scanners that will be placed soon in several locations to replace the Oce copiers do not have this problem.
  2. PCs with a license for Adobe Professional do not (yet?) have a license to upgrade, but having Adobe Professional version 7 and Reader version 8 at the same time doesn't work.

Peter van Campen 20 nov 2007 14:14 (CET)

First student and employee edit C&CZ wiki!

The explanation how to install the wireless network for Linux has been edited by student Leon Swinkels with details for Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon and by employeee Gerrit Groenenboom for Suse 10.1.

Peter van Campen 20 nov 2007 12:55 (CET)

StarOffice 8 for Solaris installed

The newest version of the office software StarOffice (8) has been installed for Solaris. Type soffice to use it.

Peter van Campen 9 nov 2007 18:10 (CET)

Sun Studio 12 compilers for Linux/Solaris

The newest version of the Sun Studio compilers and tools (C, C++, Fortran) has been installed. They can be found in /opt/sun/sunstudio12/ (Linux) or /vol/sunstudio12/SUNWspro (Solaris).

Peter van Campen 9 nov 2007 17:57 (CET)

SGE Clustersoftware installed on the cnXX-cluster

On the cnXX-cluster of machines of different departments the clustersoftware Sun GridEngine has been installed. Before using it, please read the clustersoftware page.

Peter van Campen 9 nov 2007 17:52 (CET)

Matlab nieuwe versie (R2007a)

Met ingang van mei 2007 is er een nieuwe versie (7.4, R2007a) van Matlab beschikbaar op alle door C&CZ beheerde PCs met Linux of Windows-XP en Suns met Solaris.

De oude versie (R2006b) wordt over enkele weken verwijderd, wanneer duidelijk is dat de overgang naar R2007a geen grote problemen veroorzaakt. Om de oude versie tot die tijd nog te kunnen gebruiken moet het zoekpad uitgebreid worden met /vol/matlab-R2006b/bin (onder Unix).

Voor meer info over deze release, zie [de Mathworks website]

Bij vragen/problemen: , tel 53535/52744/56666, HG03.055.

Ben Polman 3 mei 2007 15:45 (CET)

Nieuwe disk-server plus.science.ru.nl met 90GB partities

Er is weer een nieuwe disk-server plus.science.ru.nl met door FNWI-afdelingen te huren 90GB partities van een RAID-array.

Ben Polman 3 nov 2006 15:11 (CET)

Nieuwe versie Matlab (R2006b)

Met ingang van oktober 2006 is er een nieuwe versie (7.3, R2006b) van Matlab beschikbaar op alle door C&CZ beheerde Suns en PCs met Linux of Windows-XP.

De oude versie (R2006a) wordt over enkele weken verwijderd, wanneer duidelijk is dat de overgang naar R2006b geen grote problemen veroorzaakt. Om de oude versie tot die tijd nog te kunnen gebruiken moet het zoekpad uitgebreid worden met /vol/matlab-R2006a/bin (onder Unix).

Voor meer info over deze release, zie http://www.mathworks.com/products/new_products/latest_features.html?ref=fp2006b

Bij vragen/problemen: , tel 53535/52744/56666, HG03.055.

Ben Polman 9 okt 2006 14:54 (CET)

Eclipse beschikbaar op beheerde XP werkplekken

Op alle beheerde windows XP werkplekken is op de T-disk (\\manus\xpcursus) www.eclipse.org Eclipse geïnstalleerd.

Ben Polman 13 sep 2006 10:29 (CET)

EndNote 10 beschikbaar

De nieuwste versie van EndNote (versie 10) is op de Install-schijf gezet, en is ook uitleenbaar (kamer HG03.055).

Ben Polman 13 sep 2006 10:22 (CET)