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LaTeX Resources

Introduction LaTeX is a programatic typesetting system, or as the LaTeX web site puts it: "a document preparation system". LaTeX is the...

UCLA Statistics Collective Knowledge

Welcome to UCLA Statistics Collective Knowledge Repository—the one-stop location for finding answers to your questions. There are many more t...

Configuring VPN Client Software

Note: the pages linked below describe how to configure services and not the departmental settings. For information on settings, please conta...

Building R Packages Using Alternate GCC

At R compile time, settings are registered and the stored in $RHOME/etc/Makeconf. This includes the version of GCC compiler being used. It m...

Changing a Password in Mac OS X

There are two ways of changing a password in Mac OS X. With either method, if the new password is rejected, please contact support@stat.ucla....

Useful Tcsh Files

This archived file contains the contents of /usr/share/tcsh which shipped on Mac OS X prior to 10.7. It contains a set of useful tcsh shell c...

Taking the Oral Exam

For Ph.D. students, the oral preliminary exam and the thesis defense presentation have two main purposes: To allow faculty...

Web Authoring Resources

Links Here is a collection of links to help you with your web page authoring: HTML Getting Started with HTM...

Static Content Management Tools

This is a list of static content management tools. Ruby tools: Bonsai, Frank, Hobix, Jekyll, Korma, Middleman, nanoc, RakeWeb, Rassmalog...

For the Web: Start Here

So you need to set up your web site, then you came to the right place. Here is where you will find everything necessary to get started. Where...

Increasing Memory in R

You may get the error that R has run out of memory. Increasing RAM: If you have R already installed and subsequently install more RA...

Creating Password-less SSH Logins

Introduction There are two methods for SSH authentication: using user name and password or using identity key pairs. Additi...

Installing R Packages in Non-system Directories

Introduction You can install and execute your own R packages in non-system directories. This is handy when you're working on machines...

Native Software in Mac OS X

Several often used applications are native to Mac OS X. PDF Mac OS X can natively read, produce and manipulate PDF files. Viewing ...

Computing Basics

Learn how to operate and customize your Mac including help with Mail, Internet, Finder, Printers and System Preferences: Apple - Find Out How...

Configuring E-mail Client Software

Note: the pages linked below describe how to configure services and not the departmental settings. For information on settings, please contact su...

Installing R Packages

Installing individual packages: You can download and install R packages using the install.packages() command. # Downloads and insta...

Using SSH and SFTP in Mac OS X

SSH and SFTP are command line applications available from the Terminal (located at /Applications/Utilities/Terminal). SSH SSH client ...

Services Offered

Note: the pages linked below describe how to configure services and not the departmental settings. For information on settings, please contact su...

Safari Developer Tools

Safari includes a sophisticated set of web development tools. These tools are available from the Develop menu. To turn on the Develop menu: ...