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Software under DICE
Computing Support maintains the software on DICE desktops and servers. We can't give you root permission, but you can nevertheless install your own software, or ask Computing Support to add it for you, or ask for help:
- Information on software on DICE - how to find it, and how to install or ask for more of it.
- Requesting new software - and how requests are handled.
- Installing Software (yourself) on DICE.
Support also manages the installation and access to certain pieces of licensed software where these have been purchased for academic use. You can find out more about this on the licensed software page.
Help with software
You can find help on selected software packages by choosing appropriately-named topics from the 'Choose a topic' menu to the right of this page. We can't provide detailed support on using every piece of software installed on DICE but we can usually offer some general advice via the help desk.
We provide specific help for a few pieces of software: