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Jan
13
Looking to print in our labs and can't find your printing funds?
Posted by Adam Smeets on 13 January 2014 08:23 AM

Printing funds are only available after class registration closes. All Loyola students will receive $3.50 of Uniprint Funds on their Loyola IDs for printing; however, this will not be added to your Loyola ID card until after class registration closes. In the meantime, as you need to print (schedules, syllabi, etc.), you are welcome to use "Add Rambler Bucks" online through the Campus Card office's website or visit a nearby VTS machine to add cash to your ID card.


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Nov
21
Interested in checking out a Canon 5D Mark II?
Posted by Adam Smeets on 21 November 2013 11:18 AM

Digital Media Services implemented a new series of training components that are required to reserve/check out  specific equipment in the Loan Program - the first of which are the Canon 5D Mark II cameras. The online training sessions include videos, narrated PowerPoint slides and assessment quizzes. We hope to reduce fines associated to misuse and other accidental damage through these sessions. After completing the training, students, faculty and staff will have access to reserve and checkout these devices - we'll add access for you to reserve the specific equipment within 24 hours (Monday - Friday).


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Sep
17

Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
We are aware of problems involving the Popup client on 10.8. At this time, we are awaiting a new version of the software from the vendor (Pharos) which supports 10.8. The problem involves some slow loading and occasional crashing of the Popup client, but also prevents the Popup client from restarting after a reboot. If you experience these problems, try starting the Popup client manually (in /Library/Application Support/Pharos/), and then resuming your stopped job.

The biggest problem with version 8.1 of the Pharos Popup Client under Mac OS X 10.8 is that it does not automatically start at boot time. It may have worked for you immediately after you installed it, but after you rebooted your machine the Popup window would no longer pop up, and print jobs stay in the printer's queue on your computer forever.

This work-around will manually add the Pharos Popup Client to your Login Items, causing it to launch whenever you log in. This should resolve the "Popup Client not running" problem until we receive an updated version from the vendor that works with 10.8.

  1. Open System Preferences... from your Apple menu.
  2. Find the preference pane called Users & Groups and open it.
  3. With your account selected, switch to the Login Items tab.
    Click the + button underneath the list of Login Items to add a new one.
  4. Browse to Macintosh HD:/Library/Application Support/Pharos
  5. Select the Popup application in the above folder and click Add
  6. The Popup app should now appear in your list of Login Items. You can quit out of System Preferences. The next time you reboot your machine or log out and log back in, the Popup app will launch automatically.

When printing to a Pharos printer on Mac OS, you normally are presented with a "Popup" window asking for your Kerberos username, and a name for the print job. This window is presented by an application called "Popup", which normally starts at boot time. In rare cases, this application can crash.

The easiest option is to reboot the Mac. If that doesn't work, you can launch the "Popup" application manually – it can be found in/Library/Application Support/Pharos/.

You may need to delete the failed job from the print queue.


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Jan
22
Mathematica Version 9 Downloads Available
Posted by Adam Smeets on 22 January 2013 09:13 AM

Mathematica is the world's most powerful global computing environment. Ideal for use in engineering, mathematics, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, and a wide range of other fields, it makes possible a new level of automation in algorithmic computation, interactive manipulation, and dynamic presentation--as well as a whole new way of interacting with the world of data.

Loyola students, faculty and staff - visit https://myits.luc.edu/mathematica to download your copy of Mathematica, including instructions for requesting a license key.


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