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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How do I set my power-saving preferences on my Mac?

Your Macintosh came with software called ‘Energy Saver’ that allows you to set options for dimming your screen, spinning down your hard drive, and putting your computer in a state known as ‘sleep’ or ‘standby.’ (In this state, your Mac will use up much less power.) These options are useful to conserve power, and so […]

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Do you support Macs as well as the Dells?

Our student support for the Dells is higher than our support for the Macs, as our tech desk students are more familiar with Windows. But we do support the Macs and we can do warranty work on the Macs, although we may need to send the machine to Apple rather than overnighting Dell parts to […]

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How do I create PDF files on Mac OS X?

Open up the document you’d like to convert into a PDF. From the File menu, choose Print… On the Print dialog box, click Save as PDF… or PDF and then Save as PDF… In the Save to File dialog box, navigate to the place you’d like to save your PDF. Type in a name for […]

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Will the portable hard drive I borrowed work with my Mac/PC?

Equipment Services has hard drives that will work with both PCs and Macs. Just let us know what type of computer you will be using when you make your reservation and we will make sure the right equipment is reserved for you. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Equipment Desk at 570.577.7733 or equipdesk@bucknell.edu. […]

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How do I change the password I use to log onto my Macintosh?

It is advisable that you occasionally change your passwords. Changing your network logon password will not change the password you use to log onto your Macintosh. Changing your Macintosh logon password on a faculty or staff desktop computer will not change your network password. Changing Your OS X Password: From the Apple menu, select System […]

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