Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and How-Tos

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and How-Tos

The following provides useful information on common user questions and how to get things done generally and within the SCF environment. This is not a complete listing of all of our FAQ and How To pages. If you do not see a topic that you are interested in, please enter some search terms at the top right of this site.

Note that where we refer to UNIX, we mean our Linux servers and, in many cases, Macs when using the command line.

Logging in, accessing machines, and moving files around

Email tips

Website tips

Networking issues




Data management, disk space, and backups

Document manipulation and conversion

Miscellaneous R tips

Miscellaneous tips