How do I pause my Code42 backup?

Code42 constantly, automatically backs up your files.  If you are using a low speed or high cost internet connect, you may wish to pause Code42.  For example, if you are using a smartphone or personal mobile wireless access device that does not offer unlimited data, you should pause your backup until you have a faster […]

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What is Code42?

Code42 is the new online automatic backup software for Bucknell University owned computers.  This software provides data backup capability to faculty and staff on desktop and laptop computers. Code42 will be automatically installed and configured on Bucknell owned faculty and staff computers. By default, it will backup all files in the Users directory on Windows […]

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How do I login to Code42 and restore a file?

To login to Code42, open the application from the system tray on a Windows computer (near the clock), the menu bar on a Mac (the bar across the top of the screen) or by running sudo CrashPlanDesktop from the command line on Linux office computers (that have locally stored data). Sign in with your Bucknell […]

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How do I use the MariaDB (MySQL) server?

You must first request a database on the MariaDB (MySQL) server. You can do so by emailing ecst@bucknell.edu and explaining a little bit about your project. You will be provided with a database name, username and password that you’ll then use to connect to your MariaDB. Here is the primary information you’ll need when connecting to your database: […]

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Why am I asked for a keyring password when logging into a Linux system?

The keyring can be used to securely store passwords to various services within your Linux account. Unfortunately for many people, their keyring password is set to some previous Bucknell password that they no longer know. If you don’t know your keyring password, your only option is to delete your keyring and recreate it. Login to your […]

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How much quota do I have on the Linux Computing Cluster?

There are up to three quotas you have to take into account when running jobs on the cluster. Your Linux account, from which you submit your jobs, has a quota. The default quota for this area is 4GB, although some people have requested increases in this quota so your individual quota may be different. You can […]

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How much memory can a job use on the Linux Computing Cluster?

If you plan to use a considerable amount of memory (i.e. more than 8GB), you should specify how much memory your job will use. If you neglect to do so, the accumulation of high memory jobs on an individual compute node can cause any of the following: (1) the node may terminate your job prematurely […]

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How do I use various software packages on Bucknell Linux systems?

Access to many applications and libraries is controlled by the modules utility. The module command allows you to easily manipulate your Linux environment to use various applications and programming libraries, sometimes including older or newer versions than the default. When you need to change your environment you simply load or unload modules. Here a some of […]

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2016 Desktop and Lab Software

2016 Windows Standard Configuration Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit Unsupported 16-bit applications may no longer work on a 64-bit environment. Pre-Installed Software This software is already installed on all classroom, lab, desktop, and laptop Windows computers. Adobe Reader current Chrome current Firefox current Internet Explorer Microsoft Office 2013 Word 2013 Excel 2013 PowerPoint 2013 Project […]

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