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set_up_on_university_computer [2018/11/13 12:18]
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-====== Set up on University Network Computer ======+====== Set up Topas on University Network Computer ======
  
  
 Many university computers are now managed desktops where students don't have access to a local drive. ​ This can stop topas licenses working. ​ A recipe to get round this in Durham is: Many university computers are now managed desktops where students don't have access to a local drive. ​ This can stop topas licenses working. ​ A recipe to get round this in Durham is:
  
-    - You need somebody with elevated privileges +    - You need somebody with elevated privileges ​(e.g. your IT person or a trusted group member). 
-    - They need to find the cmd icon by typing "​cmd"​ into the search then right-clicking and selecting "fun with administrative privileges (audited) or similar +    - They need to find the cmd icon by typing "​cmd"​ into the search then right-clicking and selecting "run with administrative privileges (audited)" ​or similar. 
-    - Make the topas directory (e.g. c:​\topasa_v6) and put files required in there from Alan's site +    - Make the topas directory (e.g. mkdir c:​\topasa_v6) and put files required in there from Alan's site 
-    - You might do this by: xcopy /E /I d:\topas_v6 ​c:​\topasa_v6  +    - If you have topas on a memory stick you might do this by: xcopy /E /I d:\topasa_v6 ​c:​\topasa_v6  
-    - Set the privileges ​of that directory with: icacls "​c:​\topasa_v6"​ /grant Everyone:​(OI)(CI)F /T+    - Grant write privileges ​to that directory with: icacls "​c:​\topasa_v6"​ /grant Everyone:​(OI)(CI)F /T
     - You might want to set up jEdit in a similar way, though this will usually work via a network drive.     - You might want to set up jEdit in a similar way, though this will usually work via a network drive.

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