Linux Support

Justin Richardson is Research Computing’s primary contact for Linux. Justin keeps the following office hours in NPB (New Physics Building) and CGRC (Cancer and Genetics Research Center) and is also available by appointment.

Monday: CGRC 119, 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Tuesday & Thursday: NPB 2238, 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Wednesday: COM C3-022, 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday: By appointment

Justin may be contacted to set up an appointment by email at, or by phone at (352) 888-4682.

Research Computing offers Linux support for a variety of circumstances:

Linux Desktop Support
  • Introductory Linux training
  • Workstation setup and imaging
  • Operating system installation
  • Software installation/troubleshooting
  • Authentication setup
  • Remote Linux collaboration setup
Linux Connection to UFRC
  • Linux-based file transfers
  • Setup of remote applications (Xpra, X11, etc.)
  • Data storage and layout
  • Data flow optimizations and group access
  • Permissions setup
  • Lab directory synchronization on Linux

Linux Support Documentation: