C&CZ is the IT department for research and education of the Faculty of Science of Radboud University.


Feel free to contact us about any IT related problem, but specifically about science accounts and science services like e-mail, data storage, gitlab, VPN, ssh and surveys, but also about laptops, desktops, linux login servers, compute clusters, software licenses, poster or 3d printing. Also contact us for questions about security, privacy or data-leaks.


For questions about printing, phones, RU accounts, MS365, RU website, network connections, please contact the RU Helpdesk.

Maple license continued as 2 concurrent user license   news

The license of Maple has been continued in 2024 as a 2-user license. All FNWI employees and students are allowed to use Maple. If you want to use Maple, please contact C&CZ.

December 1, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

New A0 poster printer, twice as fast   news

Because the old poster printer broke down, we ordered an HP Designjet Z6 44 inch postscript. The new printer is twice as fast, so the speed of service will be even better. See the poster printer page for all details.

November 21, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

New face at C&CZ   news

C&CZ is pleased that the recent vacancy for a systems developer / sysadmin has been filled. Since September, Tobias Cunnen works at C&CZ. Tobias obtained his degree in software development from HAN last year and has a fresh look at software development.

November 9, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

New Intel compilers (oneAPI Base and HPC Toolkits)   news

The newest versions of the Intel compilers, available under the name Intel oneAPI, do no longer require a license, they are freely available. The 2023.2 version has been installed on C&CZ managed Ubuntu systems, clusternodes with Ubuntu 22.04 and loginservers. When these compilers are available, the module command module avail will list among others “compiler/latest”. Then e.g. the Intel C (icc) and Fortran (ifort) compilers can be used after typing...

October 27, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

New version of OriginLabPro (2023b)   news

A new version (2023b) of OriginLabPro, software for scientific graphing and data analysis, can be found on the Install-disk. See the website of OriginLab for all info on the new version. The license server supports this new version. There is a support contract until August 2026. Departments within FNWI can request installation and license info from C&CZ, also for standalone use. Installation on C&CZ managed PCs is being planned. In case of questions contact C&CZ....

October 10, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

Matlab R2023b available   news

The latest version of Matlab, R2023b, is available. The software and license codes can be obtained through a mail to postmaster for those entitled to it. The software can also be found on the install-disc. All C&CZ-managed Linux machines have this version installed, the older version (/opt/matlab-R2023a/bin/matlab) will be available temporarily. The C&CZ-managed Windows machines will not receive a new version during the semester to prevent problems with version dependencies in current lectures....

September 24, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

Lilo and stitch will be swapped October 2. Lilo8 becomes lilo   news

On October 2, the newest login server lilo8, that runs the same version of Ubuntu as the pcs in the computer labs, Ubuntu 22.04, will become the default lilo.science.ru.nl loginserver. Lilo7, with Ubuntu 20.04, will then get tha alias ‘stitch’ for the alternate loginserver. To prevent warning messages about changed fingerprints, read the page about servers and/or the SSH info page.

September 17, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

Science login accounts automatically disabled when end date reached   news

In accordance with new RU policy, from November 1, Science login accounts will be disabled automatically when the end date is reached. From that moment it is not possible to use that account for C&CZ services. One month before the end date, the responsible contact person will be notified. If the end date is only two weeks ahead, the account holder will be notified. One month after the end date, the account will be removed from C&CZ managed services like the Science mailservice and homedirectory....

September 14, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

New version of Mathematica (13.3.1)   news

A new version of Mathematica (13.3.1) has been installed on all C&CZ managed Linux systems, older versions can still be found in /vol/mathematica. When connected wired or wireless on campus or through VPN, the software for Windows, Linux and macOS can be found on the C&CZ Install disc. During the installation you must specify: License server: mathematica.science.ru.nl License: L4601-6478 According to the Mathematica Quick Revision History: “Version 13.3.1 includes multiple critical bug fixes and improvements to Chat-Enabled Notebook stability and usability....

August 24, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter

Missed RU mail due to stopped external forwarding   news

RU mail management let us know that yesterday the forwarding to external (non-RU) mail addresses has been stopped as announced earlier. Unfortunately, mail for several dozens of Science users was/is not forwarded to the Science mailservers. These mails can still be found in MS365 (RU mail), either in the Inbox or in the Deleted Items. RU mail management promised that the forwarding will be corrected tomorrow. Automatic forwarding from Science mail by employees and students to external addresses has been stopped on August 22....

August 22, 2023 · updated December 4, 2023 ·  Peter