Posts Tagged ‘Macintosh’

Printing from your Mac

Friday, January 9th, 2009

To print from a Macintosh running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), follow these instructions. When you get to the point where you are asked to name the print queue (“kø”), refer to this list to get the names of the printers in the department.  For example, the queue for the printer “Emma” in room 532  is “Mi09_emma” (without the quotation marks).

You may remember earlier times when we had to use the “Samba” protocol for printing.  Now it is much easier!

Emacs for your Mac

Friday, August 10th, 2007

I recommend Carbon Emacs if you like Emacs to be like Emacs, like I do. If you want an Emacs that looks like a Macintosh application, have a look at Aquamacs instead.

Access MS Windows from your Mac

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

ITA has a Windows NT server hjemmekontor.uib.no, which can be accessed from a Mac using Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection, which you can download from Microsoft.

Connect your Mac to the wireless network

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Most of the UiB campus, including the Department of Mathematics, is covered by a wireless network – “Airport network” in apple-speak.
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Email, private PC and Mac

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

For employees the outgoing server is <smtp.uib.no> and the incoming server is <imap.uib.no>. See It-avdelingen for more details.