If you get the following error message when running rdesktop to connect to a Remote Desktop to a Windows server Autoselected keyboard map en-us disconnect: Internal licensing error. Then try running rm ~/.rdesktop/licence* && rdesktop <windows server name> There is a license file that gets created when using rdesktop. At some point Microsoft changed their … Continue reading Rdesktop Internal Licensing Error
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The new version of PuTTY has a new authentication GSSAPI feature. This allows users to log in with out a password but will not mount a users home directory. We have had several users using the new version of PuTTY who could not log in to kerbNFSv4 system. To overcome this problem you must disable … Continue reading PuTTY and GSSAPI
Under the MathWorks Student Option Program, MATLAB software and a limited set of add-on toolboxes are available at no charge to current Iowa State University students. To download go to http://www.it.iastate.edu/sldb/view.php?id=21
If you receive a message when starting Firefox stating that Firefox is already running. Try deleting your “lock” and “.parentlock” in your ~/.mozilla/ profile folder. See this link for more information. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_in_use You can also run “firefox -ProfileManager” and create a new profile.
For information on using Cadence see the ISU VLSI and Cadence Wiki.
If you receive a license error when starting Ansys, you will likely need to change your license setting from commercial to academic. To check out the proper ANSYS license: Click and run “User License Preferences” (Start -> All Programs -> ANSYS 12.1 -> ANSYS Client Licensing -> User License Preferences.). Click the “Use Academic Licenses” … Continue reading Ansys License Error
WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality. Currently, the best way to connect to your ENGR home directory from off campus is … Continue reading WinSCP
There are several good SSH client programs for Windows. A very simple and easy to install SSH client program for Windows is called PuTTY. PuTTY is a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console … Continue reading PuTTY