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...

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....

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....

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.

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....

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....

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....

New 3D printer Prusa MK4 - faster and more precise   news

The 3D printservice has been upgraded with the addition of a Prusa MK4.

New version of Mathematica (13.3.0)   news

A new version of Mathematica (13.3.0) 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 introduces new functions that utilize large language models, as well as expands functionality for machine learning, mathematical computations, foreign function interface and more....

New computer lab pcs in summer break   news

During the summer break all pcs in the computer labs will be replaced, because they are between four and seven years old. The new pcs will again be dual-boot, with Windows10 22H2 and Ubuntu 22.04. Lecturers who want to test their Linux course software, can do so on the Linux loginserver lilo8, that has Ubuntu 22.04. The new pcs are Dell Optiplex 7400 All-In-One. For employees with pcs with older versions of Ubuntu, this might be a good time to upgrade to Ubuntu 22....