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Computing in Astrophysics
An overview of computing facilities in Astrophysics
* OBSOLETE * : MyMacPorts
Installing and using a personal build of MacPorts
Adding Printers in Linux
How to connect to a Sharp printer from a Linux computer
Adding Printers in OS X
How to add printers in OS X
Adding Printers in Windows
How to add printers in Windows
Adding Printers: optional features
Configuration settings to make full use of Centrally-maintained printers
Apple Screen Sharing
How to access Apple Screen Sharing to give yourself a Apple desktop screen session
Applications Setup
How to Activate certain programs and suites at the command line
Astrophysics Apple Desktop Backups
A description of the backup system for Astrophysics Apple Desktops
Astrophysics Apple Desktop System
A brief introduction to Astrophysics desktop Macs
Astrophysics Apple Developers' Page
A brief overview of Astrophysics developer information
Astrophysics Apple Laptops backups
a description of the backup facilities for Astrophysics Apple laptops
Astrophysics: AstrOmatic
The AstrOmatic suite
Astrophysics: Available Software
Software available on the MacOS X systems in Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Available Software: Overview
Overview, and listing, of software available to members of Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Available Software: Wrapper scripts
Stuff put in /Local/bin by Applications Setup
Astrophysics: Libraries
Software libraries available on Astrophysics OS X systems
Astrophysics: MacOS X development tools
Software development tools on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
Astrophysics: minor tools
Minor applications and command-line programs available under MacOS X in Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Software Updates
Announcements of new and updated software for Astro Macs
Backups in Astrophysics: A History
A description of the history of the backups systems in Astrophysics
Care and Feeding of Shells
How to not blow your command interpreter out of the water before it starts
Computing Etiquette In Astrophysics
A description of best practices for getting the best performance out of the Astrophysics Apple Desktop systems
Conditions for Self Management of a Astrophysics Desktop System
A description of the conditions for self management of a Desktop system in Astrophysics
Connecting to Physics file servers from macOS
How to connect to file servers from macOS
Dropbox on Macs
How to install Dropbox
Editors available in Astrophysics
Editors available on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
Email in OS X
Instructions for configuring various Mac email clients
Glamdring, the Astrophysics compute cluster
Glamdring is Astrophysics' compute cluster for people needing lots of CPU time
How to type the # sign with a UK keyboard
Circumnavigating the mysteries of keyboard layouts under MacOS X
How to use rsync
Introduction to transferring files between systems
IDL in Astrophysics
IDL, as installed on Astro MacOS X systems
Initiating IRAF at the command line, the Old Way
IRAF in a virtual Python
Setup and usage of IRAF, for use by PyRAF in virtual Python
MacPorts on Apple Macintosh Systems
MacPorts programs and libraries on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
OBSOLETE: MacPorts Python in Astrophysics
Using MacPorts's Python instead of the system copy
Running PyRAF from SciSoft
OBSOLETE: Python and SciSoft under MacOS X 10.6 and later
How to use SciSoft's libraries and/or your own with Python (OBSOLETE)
The Apple incarnation of the SciSoft suite (OBSOLETE)
Portable Software
An introduction to the uses and coding practices of portable software
Remote Access to Apple Desktops
how to remotely access your Apple desktop system
Screen: managing multiple programs over a single ssh connection
Interactive background processing
Self Service for MacOS
The Self-Service facility under Mac OS X
The Starlink collection
The Astrophysics Alumnus Server
An Astrophysics system for use from off-site
Transition to the New Astrophysics OS X System Setup
Information about the Astrophysics Snow Leopard upgrade
Virtual Python on Astrophysics Macs
Creating and using a virtual Python setup, using Central MacPorts
VPN Access in macOS
How to setup VPN access in macOS
What version is this software?
Suggestions on discovering which version of some software you're using
Where has g77 gone to?
.... and why you probably don't need it (or libg2c) after all

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