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Introduction to Unix – Syllabus

Title: Introduction to Unix/Linux Course Description: An interactive introduction course on Unix and Linux. Goals: This course is designed to be an interactive tutorial into using the Unix/Linux environment Instructor(s): Technical Services Group at Florida Atlantic University Contact: http://tsg.eng.fau.edu or via email (see website) Classroom: Spring 2015 – EE207 – Wed and Fri 2 to 3 PM (the same class is …

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X2GO Configuration

Please following steps to configure X2GO to access our linux servers. Before proceeding, be sure to have the hostname or ip-address of the server you are trying to access and a username and password to login to the server. 1) Start X2GO via Start-> Programs->X2go 2) Once X2GO is started, click on Session and select New Session       …

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About your Z drive

All Engineering students, faculty and staff are provided a Z: drive for storing their academic files. The Z: Drive is automatically mapped if you login to the Engineering Cloud. However, If you need to access your Z: Drive directly from your personal laptop or desktop. You can map it using the following path: \\engvault01.eng.fau.edu\<FAU Net ID>$ Please note the following requirements for …

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Installing VMware Fusion on a Mac

  For a more detailed set of instructions please refer to the getting started guide provided by VMware.   Installing Fusion Double-click VMware-Fusion-<1.x.x>-<xxxxx>.dmg to mount it. The contents of the disk image are displayed in a VMware Fusion Finder window Browse to the VMware Fusion volume, and double-click the VMware Fusion icon to launch the Installation Assistant. Follow the instructions in …

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Risky Attachments

Opening Risky Attachments An article from the March 14th issue of FAU Announcements of General Interest: Use caution with email attachments and be wary of downloadable files on web sites. Do not open email attachments that you were not expecting, especially if they are from people you do not know. If you decide to open an email attachment, scan it …

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HP Academy

              Students, Faculty and Staff are Eligible for Academic Discounts from HP. For more information, please click on the image above to be redirected to the HP Academic website for FAU. More information is also available in these two PDF Files: HP Academy HP Academic Program Flyer

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Laptop and Desktop Recommendations

While we don’t recommend any specific vendor for Laptops, we do recommend the following as a guideline for Laptop and Desktops for students. We also recommend that students have a high-speed (cable or DSL) connectivity from home to fully take advantage of our remote access features. PLEASE NOTE:  As most of the applications that are used in the College are …

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Toshiba Instructional Videos

Toshiba has provided instructional videos for their MFP (Copier/Printer/Scanner/Fax).   Here are the direct links for the copiers for specific departments: Dean’s Office c2830 Training Video and  Product  Details CEECS Color c2830 Training Video and  Product Details DESS/DEDECS c2830 Training Video and  Product Details OME (Lanier) Please Note:  We have seen reports of paper-jams during multi-page photocopying or scanning.  After testing …

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IBM Student Portal

IBM has setup a site for College Students. Be sure to visit it to get access to free software and resources:  http://www.ibm.com/students

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Hard Drive Encryption

Data security is vital in today’s world. In addition to protecting yourself from Trojan horses and viruses and identity thieves, you also have to consider the possibility of physical theft of your laptop or desktop.  Many operating systems are now offering the ability to enable software encryption of the entire hard drive. In some cases (such as Windows 7 and Windows 10), this …

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