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How to Get Help

The Astronomy Department systems administrator is Bill Boyd. Contact him for all your computing needs. There is a central support mail alias, central@astro, which goes to both of them and is the best way to get in touch.

The departmental computer committee chair is Josh Bloom.

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For information relating to getting started with home computing, connecting to UCB, buying workstations/laptops/peripherals, setting up a CalNet ID, and UCB computing resources, see: IT Resources for People New to Campus

Users with Mac, Windows, and Linux issues may try checking out the archives for the mailing lists for these users.

For information relating to campus networking and/or network outages, see Communications and Network Services.

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To suggest changes, additions, clarifications in this documentation, contact Central Services: central@astro.