Linux Support

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

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 & Wednesday: CGRC 119, 8:30AM – 4:30PM
  • Tuesday & Thursday: NPB 2238, 8:30AM – 4:30PM
  • Friday: By appointment

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