Math Computing Cheat Sheet
Contents
CalNet
Task  URL  Remarks 

get Cal 1 card  https://cal1card.berkeley.edu/  all students, faculty, and staff are required to get the Cal 1 card 
activate CalNet ID  https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnetme/infonewusers/activatecalnetid  all students, faculty, and staff are required to have a valid CalNet ID 
test CalNet ID  https://auth.berkeley.edu/cas/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fbpr.calnet.berkeley.edu%2Faccountmanager%2Flogin%2Fcas&renew=true  verify if you remember your CalNet ID and passphrase correctly 
change recovery email  https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnetme/managemycalnetaccount#recovery  set up or change nonBerkeley email address where CalNet account notifications will be sent 
reset CalNet ID passphrase  https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnetme/managemycalnetaccount#forgot  requires prior setup of recovery email 
update directory listing  https://calnet.berkeley.edu/directory/update/  keep your public information uptodate 
Task  URL  Your email addresses  Remarks 

create bMail account  https://calmail.berkeley.edu/manage/account/create_account  jane.doe@berkeley.edu jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 

access email from computer  http://bmail.berkeley.edu  jane.doe@berkeley.edu 

acquire @math email alias and Unix login  jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 
 
create @math alias (i.e. send emails from your @math alias)  http://bmail.berkeley.edu  jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 

make @math alias default  http://bmail.berkeley.edu  jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 

get on mail list  https://groups.google.com/mygroups  faculty@math.berkeley.edu postdoc@math.berkeley.edu allgrads@math.berkeley.edu visitors@math.berkeley.edu 

check expiry information  https://calnetweb.berkeley.edu/calnetpeople/infonewusers/graceperiods  jane.doe@berkeley.edu jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 
your CalNet (and bMail) account expires after a predefined grace period 
join alumni network  https://cal.berkeley.edu/  jane.doe@berkeley.edu jdoe@math.berkeley.edu 
if you are a UC Berkeley alum your may join alumni network @Cal and get your "lifetime"

Web
Task  URL  Remarks 

read department web pages  http://math.berkeley.edu 

edit your official page  http://math.berkeley.edu/people/pathtoyourpage 

create/edit your personal page  http://math.berkeley.edu/~yourunixlogin 

Printing
Public Printers
Queue Name  Location  Maker & Model  Printer Queue URL 

958_large  958 Evans Hall  Canon iRADV 8295  https://printserver.math.berkeley.edu:631/printers/958_large 
958_small  958 Evans Hall  Canon iRADV 6275  https://printserver.math.berkeley.edu:631/printers/958_small 
1002  1002 Evans Hall  HP LaserJet M602  https://printserver.math.berkeley.edu:631/printers/1002 
838  838 Evans Hall  HP LaserJet M608  https://printserver.math.berkeley.edu:631/printers/838 
744  744 Evans Hall  HP LaserJet M607  https://printserver.math.berkeley.edu:631/printers/744 
Printing Tasks
Task  Commands  Remarks 

print a document from a GUI application (e.g. standalone PDF reader) 


print a document from Unix command line 


check the print queue status from Unix command line 


cancel the job from Unix command line 


add a printer to personal Windows computer 


add a printer to personal Mac computer 


Network
Network  Type  URL  Remarks 

eduroam  WiFi  https://technology.berkeley.edu/wifi 

Ethernet  wired 
 
VPN  virtual private network  https://security.berkeley.edu/services/bsecure/bsecureremoteaccessvpn 

Public Unix Servers
Name  Resources  Purpose  Remarks 

login.math.berkeley.edu  8 CPU cores, 8GB RAM  SSH gateway 

twiggy.math.berkeley.edu  32 CPU cores, 92GB RAM  Virtual desktop (thin client server) 

beyonce.math.berkeley.edu  64 CPU cores, 224GB RAM  High performance computing 

Nonfree Math Software
Name  Servers  Can be installed on personal computer?  Licensing Model  Remarks 

MATLAB  beyonce.math.berkeley.edu twiggy.math.berkeley.edu  Yes (see remarks)  Campus wide license, see https://software.berkeley.edu/matlab. Department pays for server licenses. Personal licenses are not covered. 

Mathematica  beyonce.math.berkeley.edu twiggy.math.berkeley.edu  Yes  Campus wide license, see https://software.berkeley.edu/mathematica. Department pays for its share including personal licenses. 

Alpha Pro  Wolfram Alpha cloud  N/A  Campus wide license, see https://software.berkeley.edu/mathematica. Access to Alpha Pro is covered by department. 

Maple  beyonce.math.berkeley.edu twiggy.math.berkeley.edu  No  Department site license. Department covers (local area network) floating licenses. 

MAGMA  beyonce.math.berkeley.edu  No  Department site license sponsored by Simons Institute. 
