System Announcements 10/10/12
Teaching System News
- New Screens - About half of the DPO screens (clusters 1-3) are new, with
many more colours and much faster 3D performance. Some graphics programs
(especially screen-dumpers) do not properly handle the greater colour depth
and may not work properly.
- Mozilla -
A Web new browser ("mozilla") is installed for trial purposes. If you've used the older
netscape browser, your preferences will be copied over. If you haven't
used netscape before you can type "mozilla_setup" after having run
- PIN numbers - There's a pin command to assist with the
increased use of PINs. See http://www-h.eng.cam.ac.uk/help/jmrm/intranet/pins.html.
- Minor updates
- gs (Ghostscript) updated to version 7.05
- The gtk and glib libraries are updated to 1.2.8. The png lib has been updated
- xglinfo and openglcheck are installed to query openGL capabilities
- The tw700 machine no longer exists.