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IT services

The IT services offered at the department of mathematics. We have a page dedicated to frequently asked questions that is worth a look.

IT services at the Department

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Oct. 10, 2014

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is the version of Linux offered at the department. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the only Linux platform supported by UiO and it provides UiO and the department of mathematics a unified platform between computing nodes, the Abel Cluster, servers, and desktop clients.

  • Guest accounts at the department Aug. 3, 2016

    We have an ever increasing number of guests at the department. This document answers basic questions for guests with regards to their IT requirements.

  • Mac OS Nov. 18, 2014

    The second operating system we support at the department is Mac OS.

  • Slow network / Slow computer Nov. 13, 2014

    After the transition to IP telephony we have had a few situations where the machines behind the phones have been slow. Often the problem is the phone itself and resetting the phone usually helps. At other times, using webmail towards causes problems.

  • User Environment Sep. 1, 2014

    An introduction to the user environment on the Linux hosts at the department as well as the module framework for software offered.

  • Printing Jan. 21, 2011

    The Department of Mathematics has 3 multifunction printers (Ricoh MP C2003) that scan and print in color.

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IT services at the Faculty

  • Netbased application services in the faculty Dec. 6, 2016

    Remote Desktop Services

    Do you need a remote desktop to login to UiOs account and access UiO specific files, software and applications.

  • Laptop details Sep. 21, 2015

    We have laptops machines pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux available for loan at science library in Vilhjelm Bjerknes' hus.

  • Technical support auditoriums teaching rooms Sep. 11, 2015
  • Software for MN's computers May 29, 2015
  • AV-equipment at the faculty of natural sciences. Oct. 29, 2014

    An overview of the AV equipment at the faculty of natural sciences.

  • E-academy July 12, 2013

    Through Microsoft's Imagine programme, students and employees at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences can acquire licensed copies of Microsoft software. The program includes Windows 8 and Windows 7 operating systems, designer and development tools such as Visual Studio and Visio, productivity applications such as OneNote, and much more.


Contact & Policies

  • Contact information for the sysadmin staff
  • Policies for the IT services at the Department

Service messages from local IT

  • Reboot of linux hosts at the department June 25, 2017

    Due to a vulnerability in the stack guard implementation for Linux, all Linux hosts required a reboot to update both the kernel and glibc packages on the systems in question.

  • Potential security breach of Feb. 24, 2017

    Due to the security flaw presented in CVE-2017-6074 there is the possibility that (also known as was compromised at some point before Friday the 24th of February, 2017.

  • Power Outage, 7th of January 2017 Jan. 7, 2017

    During the evening of 7 January, there was another campus power outage.

  • Power outage, December 24th, 2016. Dec. 24, 2016

    At 12:13, power was lost for large parts of campus at Blindern.

  • Central service problems. Dec. 5, 2016

    The cooling system at USIT is having issues, something which has caused a number of services to fail. Email, user administration (brukerinfo/bofh/Cerebrum), Feide, nettskjema, and other services are affected.

Internal documentation

Internal documentation for the sysadmin staff, limited access.