How do I burn a CD or DVD?

You can burn CD's on the machines in S-028 called osaka and bogota. They are linux machines. You can burn CD's on a Windows machine in S-114. You can also burn DVD's on bogota.

1. Insert the CD into the machine.
A window called burn:/// may or may not open. If it opens, jump to step 4. If it doesn't, continue on with step 2.
2. Click on the folder for your home directory ( 'Your username’s' Home)
3. In the location window, type burn:///
4. Drag the files you want to burn into this window
5. Click on the icon 'Write to CD'


How do I copy files from the Mathematics Network to another location, ftp doesn't seem to work.

ftp and telnet are disabled for security reasons. Secure versions of these programs are available.
ftp has been replaced by Secure Copy(scp) uses the same syntax as the older Remote Copy (rcp) program.


To copy file0 from the Institute to host where you have an account me, you would use:

scp file0

Note:The trailing colon is not optional

To copy file1 from to the Institute, you would use: