Yes, there is the University of South Carolina Linux Users Group (LUG).
The University of South Carolina Linux Users Group (LUG) welcomes faculty, staff, students, and anyone affiliated with the university who is interested in Linux and Open Source to join our new LUG. We are in the early stages of organizing and are looking forward to bringing together a diverse community of various experience levels.
For general UofSC IT services (not CSE department or College of Engineering and Computing) you should visit the DoIT Service Desk. At that page you will find links to their Self-Service Portal (where you can submit questions) and their Knowledge Base.
See the VPN and Remote access webpage.
See Oracle Setup.
Yes. For Windows Users, see the following link: Windows Remote Login
For Unix/Mac users, simply open a unix terminal and use the following command:
ssh -l username -p 222 L-1D43-01.cse.sc.edu
"L-1D43-01.cse.sc.edu" can be substituted by any of the other linux machines, such as "L-1D43-02.cse.sc.edu" or "L-1D49-01". For a complete list of Linux workstations, see here: Linux Workstations
Let's say you already have a Linux account and your username is
bob. You can now visit the URL
http://cse.sc.edu/~bob where you wil find a page that says "This is the default page." That page comes from the
index.html file which resides in your home directory under the
public_html directory, that is:
bob/public_html/index.html. You can edit that
index.html and add more files to that directory as you need to. Remember that you must adhere to our Lab policies.
Your CSE Dropbox username and password are University network ID credentials.
Your username and password are your University network ID credentials.
You don't, you will need to go to one of the Windows labs to print.
Don't panic! Go to https://my.sc.edu, under the Students tab scroll down the PERSONAL and click on "View my IDs and manage my passwords" the rest of the process is self-explanatory.