## Astronomy Computing Facility

### Available Systems

At the present time the following systems are available for use as a part of the ACF:

- kirk.astro.sunysb.edu
- spock.astro.sunysb.edu
- scotty.astro.sunysb.edu
- sulu.astro.sunysb.edu
- uhura.astro.sunysb.edu
- mccoy.astro.sunysb.edu
- klingon.astro.sunysb.edu
- vulcan.astro.sunysb.edu
- ugrad1.astro.sunysb.edu
- ugrad2.astro.sunysb.edu
- ugrad3.astro.sunysb.edu
- ugrad4.astro.sunysb.edu

*Critical note:* We do not maintain
backups of the /home
directory. *Backing up your data is your
responsibility!* You may find it useful to
back up your data to DVD using the k3b
DVD burner found on some of the systems. Please
see the system administrator if you require
assistance.

### Compilers

### IDL

### Web space

*http://www.astro.sunysb.edu/your_user_name*For example: a user with the username

*inewton*would have a web directory at

*/www/inewton*and their URL would be

*http://www.astro.sunysb.edu/inewton*Please note that there is no "~" in the URL.

### Printing

- hpk the B&W simplex (single-sided) queue
- hpdup the B&W duplex (double-sided) queue
- hpcolor the color simplex (single-sided) queue
- hpcdup the color duplex (double-sided) queue

### Available Software

**IDL**(ver 8.1) for data analysis and plotting**Gnuplot**for plotting**SM**, a.k.a. SuperMongo (ver. 2.4.36), for plotting**GCC**the Gnu Compiler Collection (ver. 4.4.6) including compilers for C, C++, and F95**Python**(ver. 2.6.6 ) a very useful scripting language**Numpy**for linear algebra and numerical computing with Python**Scipy**the Python scientific computing algorithms package**Matplotlib**the powerful MATPLOTLIB package for plotting**Octave**the freeware clone of MATLAB for linear algebra and other numerical computing**Maxima & Xmaxima**the maxima symbolic algebra system**Adobe Acroread**the Adobe Acrobat reader for PDF files**LaTeX**the LaTeX typesetting package**Emacs and Xemacs**the EMACS editing system**Xv**the Xv image viewer**Firefox**the Firefox web browser**Google Chrome**the Google Chrome web browser**Adobe Flash**the Adobe Flash plugin for video**Open Office**the Open Office suite (oowriter, oocalc, ooinpress, etc.)**HDF5**the Hierarchical Data Format libraries (ver. 1.8)