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Knowledge Base

The Mathematics Computing Knowledge Base is a resource for faculty, students and staff. There are a number of articles available for viewing that should be able to provide answers to many of the common questions about computing resources in the department.

The knowledge base is still being updated in order to better assist all of our users. If you have any additional questions please feel free to ask us via email.


Date updated 02/21/2017
Current estimates are that 85% to 95% of all E-mail is spam.   At UCLA math, spam filtering is done on an opt-in basis using the...
Date updated 02/17/2017
If you really hate spam emails, you can manually "train" your anti-spam filter using a Bayesian classifier. A manual collection...
Date updated 02/13/2017
Date updated 02/13/2017
Date updated 02/09/2017
The e-mail clients currently supported by the Department of Mathematics are: UNIX Pine Microsoft Outlook Mozilla Thunderbird...
Date updated 02/09/2017
Forwarding Your Math Email If you would like to forward your Math email to a different email account, you need create a .forward...
Date updated 02/03/2017
Vi editor lesson 1:     Vi editor lesson 2:     Vi editor lesson 3:  ...
Date updated 02/03/2017
Why do I need to activate my account on Linux server?  Once you have your Windows account, you still need to activate...
Date updated 02/01/2017
Available WiFi Networks There are two types of networks available for Mathematics Department. UCLA-MATHNET ​Eduroam (...
Date updated 01/31/2017
All examples below are for the sample user "Math User" - email address mathuser@math.ucla.edu. User "Math User" is on machine julia...