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This is a collection of frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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== Email / Webbrowser/ Calendar == == Chat, Matrix, Element ==
 * Introduction to the [[Chat|D-ITET Chat servers]] for institutes
 * [[ChatBestPractice|Best practice]] recommendations on how to use the chat services
 * Accounts on federated matrix servers are reachable in Element with their Matrix ID `@<username>:<the-users-matrix-homeserver>`, i.e. `@someone:staffchat.ethz.ch`
 * [[ChatExportRoomKeys|Missing Matrix room-specific E2E keys]] helps in case of `** Unable to decrypt:...`

== Email: General, Webbrowser, Calendar ==
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 * [[FAQ/FirefoxMailtoLinksInThunderbird|Thunderbird: How can I open mailto links in firefox composing in thunderbird?]]
 * [[FAQ/IMAPdisableSync|Thunderbird: How to free up space occupied by synchronization files?]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdOpensGNOMEBrowser|Thunderbird: HTTP Links in Emails are opened with the wrong Webbrwoser. How do i change that?]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdUpdateAllFolders|Thunderbird: Only the status of my inbox gets updated. How to change the behavior to update the status on any Folder?]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdSubfolderError|Thunderbird: Thunderbird moans about subfolders as if they where normal Mailfolders.]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdCompactingFolders|Thunderbird: How and why to compact folders.]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdDisablingUpdateNotification|Thunderbird: How and why to disable update notification.]]
 * [[FAQ/ThunderbirdImportMbox|Thunderbird: How to import Emails in MBOX Format?]]
 * [[FAQ/IMAPDeleteMails|IMAP: [mailbox-guard] tells me my inbox is over quota, but my inbox is empty. What can i do?]]
 * [[FAQ/IMAPSubfolderHowto|IMAP: How do i create a subfolder?]]
 * [[FAQ/FirefoxCantOpenWebsites|Firefox can not open Websites. Error Message can not find https:// Website]]
 * [[FAQ/FirefoxFreezeAtStart|Firefox freezes for several seconds at first start]]
 * [[FAQ/HEADERHowto|Headers: How to view the Email Headers?]]
 * [[FAQ/IMAPDeleteMails|IMAP: Instead of deleting the lines are crossed out.]]
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 * Mailboxguard: How to disable quota mails from mailbox-guard [[FAQ/MailquotaEN|EN]] | [[FAQ/MailquotaDE|DE]]
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 * [[FAQ/roundcubeError501|Roundcube [Error 501] SERVICE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE]]
 * [[FAQ/GoogleChromeDefault|How to set google-chrome (SEPP) as default browser]]
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== X / Graphical Desktop Environment ==
 * [[FAQ/LoginXEnvironmentTardis|I cannot log in anymore into the X environment on a Linux Tardis Workstation. What can I do?]]
 * [[FAQ/VNCUsage|How do I use VNC?]]
 * [[FAQ/VNCGnomeKeyboardMapping|Completely wrong keyboard-layout after logon to GNOME using VNC]]
== Email: Thunderbird ==
 * Compacting: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdCompactingFolders|How and why to compact folders.]]
 * Hidden Emails: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdFolderRepair|Thunderbird hides some emails whereas other clients show all mails.]]
 * Import: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdImportMbox|How to import Emails in MBOX Format?]]
 * Invitations: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdNoICSFiles|How to make .ics files from invitations visible?]]
 * Link opening: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdOpensGNOMEBrowser|HTTP Links in Emails are opened with the wrong Webbrwoser. How do i change that?]]
 * Mailboxstatus: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdUpdateAllFolders|Only the status of my inbox gets updated. How to change the behavior to update the status on any Folder?]]
 * Mailto: [[FAQ/FirefoxMailtoLinksInThunderbird|How can I open mailto links in firefox composing in thunderbird?]]
 * Notification: [[FAQ/ThunderbirdDisablingUpdateNotification|How and why to disable update notification.]]
 * Space: [[FAQ/IMAPdisableSync|How to free up space occupied by synchronization files?]]

== Revision Control Systems (SVN,GIT) ==
 * [[FAQ/SVNCertificateFailureMAC|SVN: HTTPS checkout certificate failure on MAC computers.]]

== X, Graphical Desktop Environment ==
 * [[RemoteAccess/VNC|Remote access to a Linux host's desktop with VNC]]
 * [[FAQ/x11vnc|How do I use use X11VNC?]]
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 * [[FAQ/ConnectToXServers|How can I connect to X-servers via Putty SSH or SSH Client?]]
 * [[FAQ/GermanUmlauteOnEnglishKeyboard|After upgrading the Workstation to Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze the composing keys are not working anymore]]
 * [[FAQ/RemoteApplicationsAndOpenGL|When trying to launch an application remotely (e.g. in VNC) the application crashes with OpenGL related errors]]
 * [[FAQ/DisableKDEDesktopSearch|How to disable KDE Desktop Search]]
 * [[FAQ/GermanUmlauteOnEnglishKeyboard|How to enter german Umlaute and other special characters with an US keyboard]]
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 * [[FAQ/Gnome3Settings|Troubleshoot Gnome 3 Desktop Customizations]]
 * [[FAQ/KDEPlasmaDesktopCrash|How to restart my KDE Plasma after a crash]]
 * [[FAQ/KDENoApplicationMenu|How to restore the KDE application menu, if it's suddely empty ]]
 * [[FAQ/KDEStretchBlackOn1Login|KDE Plasma on Stretch remains black after first login]]
 * [[FAQ/NoHeadphoneSound|No sound on headphones attached to front panel]]
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== Shell / Console Environment ==
 * [[FAQ/BashAsDefaultShell|How can I have bash as my default shell?]]
== Shell, Terminal Environment, SSH, Network ==
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 * [[FAQ/PuttingSetenvPATH|Why does putting setenv PATH in my .login not work?]]  * [[FAQ/MacSshTerminalConfig|SSH connections from Mac start with errors similar to "locale name not valid"]]
 * [[FAQ/SSHkeys|SSH Key-Based Authentification]]
 * [[FAQ/raspberryPiTo802.1x]]

== macOS ==
 * [[FAQ/X11macOS|Forward X11 applications to a macOS client]]
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== Devices ==
 * [[FAQ/MountMediaDevices|How can I mount CDROMs, DVDs or FLOPPIES on ISG.EE Linux?]]
 * [[FAQ/MicUsageTardis|How can I use a Mic on Linux based Tardis Workstations?]]
== Windows 10 ==
 * [[FAQ/X11Windows|Forward X11 applications to a Windows client]]
 * [[FAQ/MicrosoftCloudSubscription|Create Microsoft Cloud Subscription for Office 365 or MS Teams]]
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 * [[FAQ/AppXYNotStartingUp|Why is Application XY not starting up? Why can't I open certain files?]]
 * [[FAQ/RebootTardis|How can I reboot my Tardis Workstation?]]
 * [[FAQ/RebootLinuxClient|How can I reboot my Linux workstation?]]
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 * [[FAQ/MapMETAKey|How can I map the META key to the left "windows" key (Emacs)?]]
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 * [[FAQ/PolyboxcmdHowto|How to use polyboxcmd?]]
 * [[FAQ/PolyboxExternalHowto|How can external people upload files to a Polybox account?]]
 * [[WiFiGuest|How can I connect to the internet as a guest?]]
 * [[FAQ/JupyterNotebook|How do I use a Jupyter Notebook?]]
 * [[FAQ/VirtualMaschine|How can I create a virtual machine on my ISG-managed Linux machine?]]
 * [[FAQ/RStudio|Using RStudio in a VNC session]]

FAQ

This is a collection of frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Chat, Matrix, Element

  • Introduction to the D-ITET Chat servers for institutes

  • Best practice recommendations on how to use the chat services

  • Accounts on federated matrix servers are reachable in Element with their Matrix ID @<username>:<the-users-matrix-homeserver>, i.e. @someone:staffchat.ethz.ch

  • Missing Matrix room-specific E2E keys helps in case of ** Unable to decrypt:...

Email: General, Webbrowser, Calendar

Email: Thunderbird

Revision Control Systems (SVN,GIT)

X, Graphical Desktop Environment

Shell, Terminal Environment, SSH, Network

macOS

Windows 10

Others


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FAQ (last edited 2022-01-14 12:05:07 by stroth)