SwatCS Help FAQ

questions

firefox already running

Q: Firefox says it is already running. How can I fix this?

A: Try running our killfox script to kill off the old process. Just open a terminal window and type

killfox

and answer y to kill the old firefox process.


over quota

Q: I'm over my quota. Why?

A: Try running our dsu command to see what's taking up space.

See also:


pokemon resolution

Q: My desktop looks weird in the C16 lab

A: Try running our fpsr command if your desktop looks weird on the C16 (pokemon) machines.

See also:


fastest machines

Q: Which lab machines are the fastest?

A: Our Machine Specs Page can help you find which machines have the most memory or the best graphics cards.

We also have monitoring graphs on syrup if you want to see the load or memory usage on any lab machine.


printers

Q: The printer isn't working!

A: If a printer seems stuck, take a look at the jobs in the print queue. You should be able to delete any jobs that are stuck, allowing other jobs to go through.


recover file

Q: I deleted an important file. Help!

A: See our snapshots page for how to get a file back from the snapshots we do every 4 hours.



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