Unix/Linux workstations

Accounts and Passwords

  • How to get accounts on computers at Stanford and within the School of Earth Sciences.
  • How to connect securely so that your password won't be captured by hackers.

Network Setup

  • Special information about network setup that pertains only to Unix and Linux workstations.
  • Information about which Unix and Linux networking protocols are supported.

Available Software

  • Site-licensed software packages are available for Unix and Linux workstations.
  • Instructions for using Eudora and Samson with the pangea network server.

Security Concerns

  • Hackers are trying to break into your computer!
  • Follow these simple steps to secure your Unix or Linux workstation against hackers.


  • Instructions on the propper use of network printers.
  • Special authentication information about printing to shared printers.

File Storage

  • Pangea can be used to store your Unix and Linux files.
  • Access your most frequently used files.

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