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Acceptable use

The University's official Acceptable Use Policies for IT equipment are on the main University web pages; they are fairly detailed. We have a couple of extra notes here.

We assume that the users in the building are reasonably techie and responsible. Note, however the following.

Using sudo – adminning your machine §

In some research groups, a few users may be given sudo access to desktop Linux machines, which allows them to use apt-get or yum to install software.

The following points probably don't need to be explicit, but for the sake of completeness: