|Faculty and Academic Staff|
If you are a faculty member or other academic staff who has specific software needs for an upcoming course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your options.
You can search for packages by using the command:
Where searchterm is related to what you are looking for.
After you find the name of the package that you want to install, you can do so by typing:
You will then be prompted for a password.
On a personal workstation you installed yourself, you should be the root user when you install. If you created a root user, you can log in as root and use the root password. If you didn't but have a user account with sudo privileges, you should sudo to root as above using that account's password.
On all other workstations, contact the system administrator or your local IT department to gain authorization to install packages.