Guide to Computer Use at the Theory Group at Caltech

Welcome to the Theory Group at Caltech. This set of documents will help introduce you to our computer system as well as provide a reference to help answer any questions and solve any problems you may have.

User Accounts
Wireless accessHow to access the internet wirelessly in Lauritsen
Getting Started Basics of our system and the X-windows environment
Applications Overview of common and useful programs
Printing Information on printing
Remote access How to connect to, and transfer files to theory from home
Remote mail How to read your email on theory from anywhere in the world
Remote application accessHow to run graphical programs on theory from your home windows/linux computer
Power outtagesIn case your computer asks for the root password after a power outtage