Service messages from the sysadmin staff

System-wide issues, relevant software updates, scheduled downtime or similar types of information will be published here.

Published Sep. 15, 2017 2:58 PM

R has been upgraded to a pre-release of 3.4.2 and RStudio to 1.0.153. "Tidyverse" is added as standard to R.

Published Sep. 13, 2017 5:48 PM

On the night from Friday the 15th to Saturday the 16th the fiber cable connecting Ullevål to UiO might experience disturbances. This may cause the network connection out from our current location in Songsveien to drop either partially or completely.

Published Aug. 17, 2017 9:24 AM

A number of machines have, after the upgrade this summer, seen the user interface freeze or become unresponsive. Today the sysadmin staff has pushed a change to all machines with the affected hardware in the hopes of resolving this issue.

Published Aug. 15, 2017 7:00 AM

TeXLive at the department has been updated from an older UiO-specific version of TeXLive 2015 to a more recent version built on TeXLive 2016.

Published June 25, 2017 10:58 PM

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.

Published Feb. 24, 2017 6:17 PM

Due to the security flaw presented in CVE-2017-6074 there is the possibility that europa.uio.no (also known as login.math.uio.no) was compromised at some point before Friday the 24th of February, 2017.

Published Jan. 7, 2017 11:05 PM

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

Published Dec. 24, 2016 1:00 PM

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

Published Dec. 5, 2016 9:49 AM

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.

Published July 16, 2016 2:43 AM

Roughly a quarter of the top half of Niels Henrik Abels Hus experienced a prolonged power outage on Thursday the 14th of July.

Published Feb. 18, 2016 10:06 PM

Due to an unforeseen issue with the reboots from the security issues tonight, the machine europa.uio.no (also known as login.math.uio.no) was reinstalled. This causes an issue with server identification when one uses ssh to the host.

Published Oct. 21, 2015 10:35 AM

USITs file server "hume", which houses a lot of our masters students, is having long-term issues with performance.  

Published Mar. 30, 2015 1:58 PM

During week 16 (13th to 17th of April) the department of Mathmatics will start to log the loading of modules from our software repository.  

Published Mar. 10, 2015 5:12 PM

The buildings we are housed in lost power just before 17:00 Tuesday the 11th of March.

Published Mar. 1, 2015 9:52 PM

All of the printers at the Department (b700a, b700b, b1025a, thantos) are currently operational. 

Published Feb. 23, 2015 11:33 AM

The printer b700b is currently broken and unavailable. 

Published Feb. 5, 2015 3:02 PM

FEniCS 1.5.0 (built 4th of February 2015) is now the standard FEniCS at the department.

Published Jan. 17, 2015 2:20 PM

FEniCS 1.5.0 is now available in the module tree.  

Published Dec. 1, 2014 11:54 AM

Matlab r2014b is available under Linux.

Published Nov. 18, 2014 11:35 AM

R version 3.1.2 is installed in the modules tree and set as the default R after basic testing.

Published Nov. 14, 2014 11:03 AM

The printer b1025a requires service due to a paper jam we are unable to resolve.

Published Nov. 12, 2014 12:43 PM

Due to the number of dependencies on UiOs LaTeX module, the module itself is now loaded by default.

Published Nov. 7, 2014 1:32 PM

Upon request from a few users, and finally approved for use on Red Hat Enteprise Linux 7, Google Chrome is now available.

Published Nov. 7, 2014 1:05 PM

Firefox in the modules directory has been updated to version 33.0.3.

Published Nov. 7, 2014 12:34 PM

GCC 4.9.2 has been built and installed in the modules directory.