How do I connect to Netspace from a Mac?

NOTE: Before starting, check to be sure that you are: Connected to the bucknell.edu wireless network; or Connected to a wired Bucknell connection; or Connected through the VPN to the Bucknell network if you are off campus. You cannot connect to Netspace from the bucknell_guest wireless network. Start by clicking on Finder, Go, Connect to […]

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What should I know about getting a new Mac?

If you are a faculty or staff member scheduled to receive a new Macintosh computer as part of the annual computer replacement process, please review the following information: Prior to Appointment: Disable Find my Mac Sign out of iCloud Sign out of iTunes Sign out of the App Store Note: This is a very important step.  If […]

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2015 Desktop and Lab Image Software

2015 Windows Image Operating System: Windows 7 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 2013 […]

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How do I add security exceptions in Java on a Mac?

This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to add a website to the security exceptions list in Java on a Mac. Open the System Preferences window on your Mac by selecting the Apple icon in the top left corner and choosing System Preferences from the drop-down menu.  Select the Java icon. The Java Control Panel […]

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What software is installed on all Mac computers in labs?

All Mac computers in labs at Bucknell have the following software installed on them: Microsoft Office 2011 Mozilla Firefox Chrome FlashPlayer Java Safari Adobe Photoshop CC VLC Audacity For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: computers, labs, Mac,PC, software

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2014 Desktop and Lab Image Software

2014 Windows Image Operating System: Windows 7 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 XI Chrome current Firefox current Internet Explorer Microsoft Office 2010 Word 2010 Excel 2010 PowerPoint 2010 OneNote 2010 […]

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Clearing malware from Macs

We had a mac with malware today *gasp* *horror* It was actually pretty easy to kill. look in /Library/Internet Plug-ins.   Kill conduit/geneio/vsearch/anything that looks suspicious. (cmd + delete, you will be prompted for the admin password) Look in ~/Library/Internet Plug-ins (go to the Go menu in finder, select go to folder and type ~/Library to access the folder […]

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How can students install Matlab on their personal computers?

Download the Installer If you haven’t done so previously, create a MathWorks Account using your Bucknell email address: www.mathworks.com/accesslogin/createProfile.do. Go to the License Center: www.mathworks.com/licensecenter. Choose Associate to License. Retrieve the activation key.  NOTE: Do NOT paste this link into a web browser! Windows: Copy this link, open a Run box by pressing the windows key + r, […]

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