How many different passwords do I need?

You should have a unique password for every website, resource, and application you use. This means that you should not use your Bucknell password for any other accounts and you should not share your password with anyone. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: cyber, online, passwords, safety, […]

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What is a good password?

Good password tips: A good password is at least 14 characters long, but more characters is better. A good password is new and unique. A good password is not recycled. A good password has not been used for any other Bucknell or personal accounts. A good password is not guessable. A good password does not […]

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How do I securely ftp to Netspace with my Windows computer?

Bucknell requires the use of a secure FTP program in order to access Netspace from off campus. We recommend using NetSarang Xftp. This article describes how to configure Xftp to connect to Netspace. Download Xftp from http://www.netsarang.com/download/free_license.html Choose Xftp for the free secure FTP client. You’ll have to provide your email address and then the link […]

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What is the AUP?

The AUP or Appropriate Use Policy covers the following information: “The purpose of this policy is to promote the meaningful and productive use of Bucknell University’s computing resources in an efficient, ethical and lawful manner.” Read the AUP on the Bucknell website. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. […]

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How much space do I have on the Linux systems (i.e. unixspace)?

Your Linux files are stored on a file server called unixspace.  Because unixspace has limited capacity, there is a space limitation on the material in your personal space. Note that these are hard quotas, meaning that the system will not allow you to exceed these allocations. The default quota for all accounts is 4GB. Note […]

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What is my quota in Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is one of two online survey tools available to faculty, staff, and students. Every user begins with the same default quotas in Qualtrics: 25 surveys 5 active surveys 1,000 outgoing email messages If you are collaborating on a survey with someone else, keep in mind that the number of surveys distributed counts towards the quota of […]

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How do I checkout an ArcGIS license?

If you are a faculty member who will be traveling with a laptop and want to use ArcGIS, please follow these instructions to check out a license. While you and your laptop are on campus, install the current version of ArcGIS from Software Center. Scroll through the list to find ArcGIS. Note: You must be on […]

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How do I access my Linux space from a Macintosh?

Linux accounts are stored on a file server called unixspace.  To access these accounts from a Mac system: Single-click on your hard drive icon (usually in the upper right corner of your desktop) From the Go menu, select Connect to Server… In the Server Address: box, type smb://unixspace/linux-username.$ (where username is your actual Bucknell username) Click […]

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How do I access my Linux space from a Windows system?

Linux accounts are stored on a file server called unixspace.  To access these accounts from a Windows system: In the Start menu, right-click on Computer Left-click on the Map Network Drive… In the Drive: box, select any available drive letter. In the Folder: box, type \\unixspace.bucknell.edu\linux-username.$ (where username is your real Bucknell username) Optionally check the Reconnect at logon button if you wish to have this drive […]

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