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All linux desktop machines will be rebooted this Tuesday, October 25th, at 5:00am. 

Please save your work before that time. If you wish to reboot before Tuesday, you may run the command:

   /local/bin/kstatus

to see if your machine is ready to reboot. If it is, ask a tstaffer to do it (by ...

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  •     New VPN configuration files are now available at software.cs.brown.edu.
  •     Old VPN configuration files will expire on July 10th.
  •     A short VPN outage is scheduled for 12pm on June 24th.

openvpn.png We were unable to renew the VPN server certificate on schedule, and we would like to apologize for any inconvenience that this may ...

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  • New VPN configuration files are now available at software.cs.brown.edu.
  • Old VPN configuration files will expire on July 10th.
  • A short VPN outage is scheduled for 12pm on June 22nd.

 Tstaff will be renewing the Certificates used to provide the SSL connection for our VPN service.  As such, the new .ovpn configuration files ...

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Starting Monday, August 17th, we will begin upgrading all department administered linux machines to Debian 8.0, aka "Jessie."

For more information about what is new in Jessie see:

http://cs.brown.edu/about/system/managed/linux/debian-jessie/

The upgrade to jessie will be a re-install.  This means the hard drive will be reformated and ...