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School of Mathematics, Tata Institute, INDIA


Company name: School of Mathematics
Contact: Pablo Ares
Phone: 91-22-2152971
Fax: 91-22-2152110
E-Mail: pablo@math.tifr.res.in
WWW URL: http://www.math.tifr.res.in

Research in pure Mathematics


School of Mathematics uses Linux for the following functions:

  • X-Windows:

    • X-Windows terminal (display, keyboard, mouse -- applications run elsewhere)
    • X-Windows server (runs applications, possibly exports display)
  • Network file server:

    • NFS server for other PCs and Unix systems.
    • File server for other types of clients.
  • Print server:

    • Print spooler using lpd (Unix, NFS clients)
  • Office productivity software:

    • Document preparation with TeX, LaTeX and derivatives.
    • Graphics prepared with Xfig.
    • Graphics prepared with GIMP.
  • Backup services

    • Tar.
  • HTTP servers

    • Apache.
  • Databases

    • mySQL.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
    • Lynx.
  • Internet client software - mail

    • Pine.
    • Elm.
    • Mail.
    • Netscape's mail client.
  • Network management:

    • Internet or WAN firewall.
    • NIS server.
  • Electronic mail server:

    • SMTP server (sendmail, others).
  • Network services provided to local users:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • ''Regular'' (user-ID and password required) ftp server.
    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
  • Software development tools:

    • C and/or C++
    • Tcl/Tk
    • Bourne, Korn, C or another shell; using sed, awk, grep and similar tools.
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