Functional Support Linux Software

Functional Support Functional Support includes software for which there is a smaller user base on campus. Library & IT will provide installation and technical support and familiarity with the software. Library & IT will attempt to resolve all problems not requiring discipline-specific knowledge. If we cannot provide the assistance needed we will direct you to […]

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How do I use Xshell on a Windows system to access a Linux server?

Download and install Xshell, a SSH (Secure Shell) client. This article describes how to get Xshell. Once you get Xshell installed, click on the icon in the Start menu to start the Xshell application. Click the Close button in the Sessions window that appears. In Xshell, enter the following at the Xshell:\> prompt: ssh username@servername where username […]

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Where can I find a SSH and/or Secure FTP (SFTP) client for Windows?

NetSarang Computer, Inc. offers a SSH client (called Xshell) and a SFTP client (called Xftp) or Windows that’s free for home or school use.  You can download them and find instructions for installing them here: http://www.netsarang.com/download/free_license.html NOTE: Be sure to select the option Free for Home/School during installation. See SFTP Instructions for Windows for assistance […]

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What are the names of the remote Linux login servers?

For those wishing to run an interactive session on a Linux server (e.g. course work or preparation), please use: linuxremote1.bucknell.edu linuxremote2.bucknell.edu linuxremote3.bucknell.edu For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: Linux

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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: Open the Windows File Explorer Right-click on This PC and then left-click on 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 […]

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