Monthly Archives: October 2014

internal ‘sysdata’ web service fist to move to NFS sec=sys

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Matlab updated to R2014b

The version of Matlab used on lab Linux systems has been updated from R2013b to R2014b. Condor users should be aware that the pathname of the version of Matlab that they should use under condor has also changed, seeĀ  http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/local/sys/unix/applications/condor/condor-6.8.html#matlab … Continue reading

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Removal of avahi-daemon from Ubuntu 14.04 systems

It appears that the avahi-daemon causes the gtk+ library on Ubuntu 14.04 systems used by many GUIsĀ  (e.g. firefox and chrome) to hammer the print spooler by opening hundreds of simultaneous connections, causing the GUI to crash. To avoid this, … Continue reading

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