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Texas Tech University Department of Physics


Company name: Texas Tech University Department of Physics
Contact: Lee Burnside
Phone: 806-742-3706
Fax: 806-742-1182
E-Mail: burnside@ttu.edu
WWW URL: http://www.phys.ttu.edu/

We have a fully-accredited program in Physics providing BS, MS, PhD degrees in Physics, Engineering Physics and Applied Physics, with over $5M (US) in external funding. Areas of research include Solid State physics, High Energy physics, Atomic, Molecular and Optical physics, Materials physics and Non-linear systems.


Texas Tech University Department of Physics 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:

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

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

    • Document preparation with WordPerfect.
    • Document preparation with ApplixWare.
    • Document preparation with LyX.
    • Document preparation with TeX, LaTeX and derivatives.
    • Document preparation with TROFF, NROFF, GROFF or derivatives.
    • Spreadsheets created with Wingz.
    • Spreadsheets created with OLEO.
    • Other document management.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
    • Lynx.
    • Arena.
    • Other browsers.
  • Internet client software - mail

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

    • NIS server.
  • Electronic mail server:

    • POP-3 server.
    • IMAP server.
    • SMTP server (sendmail, others).
    • SMTP mail router.
  • 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 telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
    • Other services.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • ''Regular'' (user-ID and password required) ftp server.
    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Other services.
  • Software development tools:

    • C and/or C++
    • Java
    • Perl
    • Tcl/Tk
    • Bourne, Korn, C or another shell; using sed, awk, grep and similar tools.
    • Fortran
    • Pascal
    • BASIC
    • Others.
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