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A+ certification What is the CompTIA A+ certification?
Active Directory About Active Directory and the ADS domain
Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers Assistive technology services at IU
AIX ARCHIVED: What is AIX?
ATAC Assistive technology services at IU
awk ARCHIVED: What is awk, and how do I use it?
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batch job What is a batch job?
Big Red II Big Red II at Indiana University
block What is a block?
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CampusAccess Card About CampusAccess cards at IUB (Retired)
Carry-in Consulting ARCHIVED: IUB Carry-in Consulting services and pricing
CAS CAS at IU
Central Authentication Service CAS at IU
certificate authority What is a certificate authority?
chain mail About chain mail
chfn ARCHIVED: In Unix, what is chfn?
chsh ARCHIVED: In Unix, what is chsh, and how do I use it to change my shell?
CNC About the IUPUI Computer Network Center
Computer Network Center About the IUPUI Computer Network Center
computer virus About viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
Connect Meeting About Adobe Connect at IU (Retired)
cron ARCHIVED: What are cron and crontab, and how do I use them?
Cyberinfrastructure What is cyberinfrastructure?
Cyberinfrastructure Gateway What is the IU Cyberinfrastructure Gateway?
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daemon In Unix, what is a daemon?
Data Capacitor II
DC-WAN
 
The Data Capacitor II and DC-WAN2 high-speed file systems at Indiana University
DHCP About DHCP
disk quota In Unix, what is a disk quota?
distribution lists ARCHIVED: About distribution lists
domain What is a domain?
DVI ARCHIVED: What is a DVI file?
dynamic linking What is a linker, and what are dynamic and static linking?
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EdCert program What is EdCert, and where can I find more information about EdCert classes?
Emacs byte-compilation ARCHIVED: In Emacs, what is byte-compilation?
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) About the XSEDE 2.0 project
IU Exchange account Exchange accounts at IU
ezreset Use ezreset to reset your accounts to their default settings
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Faculty/Staff Directory About the Indiana University Directory
File Transfer Protocol Use FTP to transfer files
firewall What is a firewall?
FSF ARCHIVED: What do the acronyms FSF, GPL, LPF, and RMS mean?
FTP Use FTP to transfer files
fully qualified domain name About fully qualified domain names (FQDNs)
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GAL At IU, what is the Global Address List?
Global Address List At IU, what is the Global Address List?
GNU What is the GNU project?
Gnuplot In Unix, how can I plot a graph?
grep What is grep, and how do I use it?
groff In Unix, what is groff?
Guest account Guest accounts at IU
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High Performance Storage System About HPSS at IU
HPSS About HPSS at IU
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I-Light You do not have sufficient permission to view this document.
IMAP Use IMAP at IU
ITHelpLive About ITHelpLive
ITNow ARCHIVED: What is ITNow 2.0, and how do I subscribe to it?
IT Training workshops About IT Training workshops
iTunes ARCHIVED: What is iTunes and what does it do?
IU Cyberinfrastructure Gateway What is the IU Cyberinfrastructure Gateway?
IU List About IU List
IU Secure About IU Secure wireless
IU/Microsoft Campus Agreement IU's software agreement with Microsoft
IUCAT About IUCAT and IUCATplus
IUIE
IUware About IUware
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JagJobs What is JagJobs?
Jagtag About Jagtags at IUPUI (Retired)
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Karst Karst at Indiana University
Kerberos What is Kerberos?
Kuali Time About the Time system
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legacy system At IU, what is a legacy system?
linker What is a linker, and what are dynamic and static linking?
local account About local accounts
lpr ARCHIVED: In Unix, how do I print files and list or remove print jobs?
Lync About Microsoft Lync
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macro virus About viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
man In Unix, what is the man command, and how do I use it to read manual pages?
Mason ARCHIVED: Mason at IU (retired)
Mercury At IU, what is Mercury?
metadata About metadata
Moab What is Moab?
mode line ARCHIVED: In Emacs, what is the mode line, and what information does it contain?
Monitor What is the UITS email newsletter The Monitor, and how do I subscribe?
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NCFTP ARCHIVED: What is NCFTP?
netpbm utilities ARCHIVED: In Unix, what are the netpbm utilities and how do I use them to convert one type of image file to another?
Network ID Your IU Network ID
Network+ certification What is the CompTIA Network+ certification?
NFS What is NFS?
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Oncourse ARCHIVED: What is Oncourse?
One.IU About One.IU
Open Group ARCHIVED: What are the Open Group, X/Open, and OSF?
Open Software Foundation ARCHIVED: What are the Open Group, X/Open, and OSF?
open source What is open source, and what is the Open Source Initiative?
OpenAFS ARCHIVED: What is OpenAFS?
Outlook Web App At IU, what is Outlook Web App (OWA)?
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Parameter RAM In macOS, what are the PRAM and NVRAM, and why would I want to reset them?
passphrase Your IU passphrase
petaFLOPS Understanding measures of supercomputer performance and storage system capacity
phishing Avoid phishing scams
PHP What is PHP?
Pico What is Nano?
podcast ARCHIVED: What is podcasting?
podcatcher ARCHIVED: What is a podcatcher?
POP mail ARCHIVED: What is POP mail?
PRAM In macOS, what are the PRAM and NVRAM, and why would I want to reset them?
printing allotment IU Print allotments and purchased printing funds
Python What is Python?
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Quarry ARCHIVED: Quarry at Indiana University
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rcp ARCHIVED: In Unix, what is rcp, and how do I use it?
relational database Flat file and relational databases
Research Database Complex (RDC) The Research Database Complex (RDC) at Indiana University
Research File System (RFS) ARCHIVED: Research File System (RFS) at Indiana University
Research Technologies ARCHIVED: At IU, what is the Research Technologies division of UITS?
Residential Technology Center (RTC) About the IU RTCs
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Scholarly Data Archive (SDA) The Scholarly Data Archive (SDA) at Indiana University
scp Use SCP to securely transfer files between two Unix computers
screen In Unix, what is screen, and how do I use it?
secure FTP (SFTP) Use SFTP to transfer files
shadow password What are shadow passwords?
shell In Unix, what is the shell?
Slashtmp Slashtmp at IU
SMTP server What is an SMTP server?
Solaris ARCHIVED: What are SunOS and Solaris?
spam About spam
spinweb What is spinweb?
SQL What is SQL, and what are some example statements for retrieving data from a table?
SSH What are SSH and SSH2?
SSL About secure websites and SSL/TLS certificates
SSL VPN Connect to IU's SSL VPN for individuals and groups from a Windows or OS X workstation
Starter Kit About the account Starter Kit
Stata What is Stata, and how do I access it at IU?
static linking What is a linker, and what are dynamic and static linking?
Student Technology Center (STC) About the IU STCs (computing labs)
Student Technology Fee Use of the Student Technology Fee at IU Bloomington
SunOS ARCHIVED: What are SunOS and Solaris?
swap file ARCHIVED: What is a swap file?
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tar In Unix, what is tar, and how do I use it?
TCP/IP What does TCP/IP mean?
telnet What is telnet?
teraFLOPS Understanding measures of supercomputer performance and storage system capacity
TeraGrid ARCHIVED: What was the TeraGrid?
terminal type What is a terminal type or terminal emulation, and how do I set it?
TORQUE What is TORQUE, and how do I use it to submit and manage jobs on high-performance computing systems?
Transform About Transform
Trojan horse About viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
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UIPO At IU, what is the University Information Policy Office (UIPO)?
UISO At IU, what is the University Information Security Office (UISO)?
UITS About UITS
UITS Monitor What is the UITS email newsletter The Monitor, and how do I subscribe?
UMS At IU, what is Unified Messaging Service (UMS)?
UniCom What is UniCom?
Unified Messaging Service At IU, what is Unified Messaging Service (UMS)?
University ID About your IU University ID
University Information Policy Office At IU, what is the University Information Policy Office (UIPO)?
University Information Security Office At IU, what is the University Information Security Office (UISO)?
Unix What is Unix?
up ARCHIVED: In Unix, what are the up, 2up, 4up, 8up, and 16up utilities, and how do I use them to manipulate PostScript files?
ups ARCHIVED: In Unix, what is ups, and how can I use it? x
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Variations What is Variations, and where can I use it?
vi Use the vi text editor
virtual private network About the IU VPN
virus About viruses, worms, and Trojan horses
VPN About the IU VPN
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web search robot What are web search robots, and how do they affect me?
WebDAV ARCHIVED: What is WebDAV?
WeBWorK At IUB, what is WeBWorK, and how do I access it?
Windows Vista ARCHIVED: About Windows Vista
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XSEDE About the XSEDE 2.0 project
X Window Manager ARCHIVED: In the X Window System, what is a window manager, and how do I find out which window managers are available?
X/Open ARCHIVED: What are the Open Group, X/Open, and OSF?
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