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University of Botswana


Company name: University of Botswana
Contact: Mr. Dimane Mpoeleng
Phone: (267) 355-2865
Fax: (267) 356-591
E-Mail: mpoeleng@noka.ub.bw
WWW URL: http://www.ub.bw

Education
Computer Science student projects
Office Work
Research


University of Botswana 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 TeX, LaTeX and derivatives.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
  • Internet client software - mail

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

    • Internet or WAN router.
  • Electronic mail server:

    • POP-3 server.
    • SMTP server (sendmail, others).
  • Network services provided to local users:

    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Services finger requests.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Services finger requests.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
  • Software development tools:

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