Can I access my files using FTP, SCP or any other system?
No, currently the only way of accessing your files remotely is through Davenport via web or via webDAV.
Can I access my files from a Mac?
Yes, the finder also enables access to remote file systems via Davenport. You also have the option of using Goliath.
How does Windows know if I require access via web or via webDAV if the URL is the same?
By default, Windows will open the URL as if it were a website. If you open it from the corresponding menu in the Explorer, marking the box "open as a web folder", then it will try to use webDAV and you will see your content as in any other folder on your system.
I am a member of the teaching staff. Do I need to use my Racó user account to access my files?
No. To access the files that you see from the PCs in the labs you will have to use the same account that you use to login to the PCs.
It asks me for the Root password when I start up Linux. What do I do?
Press Ctrl+D and wait until the machine restarts. In the Rembo menu, select “reparar Linux” and when this finishes, start Linux normally.
Why does chmod not work on the Linux machines in the labs?
The user space (HOME) is mounted with the protocol Samba/CIFS where the file permissions behave differently. With chmod you will not be able to change permissions since they are predefined by the configuration files of the Samba protocol itself.
If the Mozilla browser or any other program does not work properly, or else you have problems in starting up a session correctly, you should try on more than one PC.
It may be that your problems are caused by the corruption of your profile, in which case you should contact operations so they can regenerate it for you.
After starting up a Windows or Linux session, you find there are files missing perhaps because the session did not end correctly.
You can contact operations so that they can recover the missing files. You should not continue working with your account until it has been restored, since otherwise you may overwrite the new files and lose the old ones in the backups.
I deleted a file in Windows and when I go to look for it in the recycle bin, I can't find it.
If you delete a file on the F: drive from Windows, it does not go into the recycle bin, but instead it is deleted directly. If you need to recover it, please go to backup services.
I have deleted files but the system still says that I have no disk quota available.
Check in the recycle bin to see whether your files arestill waiting to be deleted.
How I can change the default language in OpenSuse?
Follow this guide to change the default language Change the Language
Where are the files I have on the F: drive or in my home directory on Linux?
From the Unix servers you do not have direct access to your files that are visible on the PCs in the labs. You can use SSH (with the command scp/sftp) to transfer the files from the labs to the different Unix servers or you can also transfer them with remote access to the repository.
I have lost a file and I would like to recover it. What can I do?
First check that it is not in the Trash. If the file cannot be found anywhere and if it was created more than a day ago, you can send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the data mentioned above, so that they can recover it from the backup.
I restarted a classroom PC and the file I had cannot be found anywhere, what happened?
The only files that are saved when you restart a classroom PC are those that are stored in your user space. They are also the only files that are backed up.