Package Space Applications – texlive
Description: Overview texlive is a complete TeX distribution for UNIX systems. Installation Linux: If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum repository. Then install as follows:         % sudo yum install texlive-unc Mac: 1. Go to texlive’s local software repository. 2. Click on the name of the .dmg file you wish […]
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Package Space Applications – gcc
Description: Overview gcc is the GNU project C compiler. The software package consists of the gcc, g++, and gfortran compilers, libraries, and man pages. gcc is the executable a user runs to invoke the cc compiler. It lives in bin. g++ is the executable a user runs to invoke the c++ compiler. It lives in bin. gfortran […]
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End of support for Windows XP and Office 2003.
Description: On April 8, 2014, Microsoft Corporation will discontinue all support for the Windows XP operating system, including all security updates, hot fixes, and support services as detailed at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/enterprise/endofsupport.aspx.  If you use Windows XP on UNC’s network after April 8th, 2014, you are placing yourself and the University at risk. The University’s Network Acceptable Use […]
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Package Space Applications – net-snmp
Description: Overview Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of network equipment (eg. routers), computer equipment and even devices like UPSs. Net-SNMP is a suite of applications used to implement SNMP v1, SNMP v2c and SNMP v3 using both IPv4 and IPv6. Installation If you have not […]
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Tech on Demand
Description: This PDF linked describes IT resources at UNC-Chapel Hill that are free for students to use.  This information was originally composed by Student Government as a service for students by students.
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Package Space Applications – gmp
Description: Overview GMP is a library for arbitrary precision arithmetic, operating on signed integers, rational numbers, and floating point numbers. The main target applications for GMP are cryptography applications and research, Internet security applications, algebra systems, and computational algebra research. Installation If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum […]
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How do I disable IPv6 on Mac OS X?
Description: The University has noticed that some Apple computers have experienced issues connecting reliably to the UNC wireless network.  Turning off the IPv6 protocol may reduce the occurrence of these issues.  To do so please follow the instructions based on your version of Mac OS X.  
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Microsoft IT Academy
Description:  What is Microsoft IT Academy? IT Academy is an e-learning tool by Microsoft providing instruction on a wide range of Microsoft technologies. This service is available free of charge to UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, staff, and students. How do I get started with Microsoft IT Academy? The main IT Academy page for UNC can be found […]
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What is the University’s recommended anti-virus software?
Description: Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for university-owned computers.  This application allows for Managed and Non-Managed client.  For an overview of the client please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Overview document.  The University recommends Microsoft Security Essentials for personal computers Windows Operating System and Microsoft System Center Endpoint […]
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Microsoft Security Essentials Client Overview
Description: The Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) client is the current recommended Antivirus/Malware application for personally-owned computers.  This application is a Non-Managed client; an overview of the client is offered below. For University-owned computers, Microsoft System Endpoint Protection is recommended. Please visit Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection for more information. General Overview The Microsoft Security Essentials has four […]
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