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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What is ChemBioDraw Ultra?

ChemBioDraw Ultra is chemistry and biology software made by PerkinElmer.  ChemBioDraw runs on Macintosh and Windows computers. Bucknell University has a site license that allows all faculty and students to install this software on University owned and personally owned computers.  It can also be installed on classroom and lab computers if requested. Learn more about installing […]

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How do I access Netspace on a Mac?

To log on to a server: From the Go menu, select Connect to Server. Under the At drop down menu, four servers are available on some Bucknell images: Departments indexes all department space alphabetically. Organizations indexes the space of all organizations alphabetically. From within People, you can access the Facultystaff, Student and Courtesy subdirectories. This […]

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How do I fix wireless problems on my Mac?

If your Mac is asking you for a password every time the computer wakes from sleep or logs in, there is a way to fix it.  This issue most often occurs shortly after you have changed your Bucknell password. Sometimes you will see this message: You may also see this message, and usually, entering the […]

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How to: Upgrade from Office 2008 to Office for Mac 2011

Office for Mac 2011 is a Microsoft Office Suite designed for Apple computers running Mac OS. Office for Mac 2011 provides you with applications that allow you to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. If you are using an earlier version of Office for Mac, such Office 2008, you can upgrade to a newer version of […]

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