Service group IT
University of Ulm
... is generally permitted by us, under one's own responsibility (licence?).
Of course, you have to install your own software on the H: drive or, under Linux, in your own home directory, which is at the expense of your own disk quota. Alternatively, you can ask us at the SGI if something can be preinstalled. Sometimes we do, sometimes we don't, depending on many things, such as whether licences have to be paid for or whether the software is of general interest.
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... can sometimes be installed unintentionally. In order to protect you from this, we set a few places under Windows to read-only each time you log in, which may prevent you from installing software you want, or, if things go badly, from uninstalling a Trojan that you have already caught. Which places we set to read-only varies, but we offer a script that unlocks all places. To be used manually after a login, works until logout. To be found under
start → All Programs → SGI → undo_read_only(.bat)