What laptop should I buy for my major?

Does it matter if you own a PC or a Mac? We get this question all the time, especially from students planning to major in Engineering or Management. The Freeman College of Management specifically recommends the Dell XPS to its incoming students. This is due to courses and software for all management majors that require Windows computers.  Other […]

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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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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 do I connect to bucknell.edu wireless on my iPhone or iPad?

Go to Settings>Wi-Fi Select the  bucknell.edu network Put in your Bucknell username and password You’ll be asked if you want to Accept the Certificate – tap Accept You should be connected.   Remember, if you change your Bucknell password, you’ll need to return to this setting and make the change on your phone or tablet. […]

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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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How do I FTP to Netspace from my iPad?

If you are going to purchase an iPad app to FTP to Netspace from off-campus, you’ll need one that does secure FTP (SFTP). FTP Client Pro ($1.99) does *not* support secure FTP, and so that application will work only if you are already on campus and using the Bucknell.edu wireless network. The more expensive ($9.99) FTPOnTheGo Pro *does* support SFTP. When configuring the software, […]

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