• English
  • Japanese

4. Shared Facilities


Can't start Thunderbird and Firefox with message "they are already started" showing up.

  • Please check they are not started on other host.
  • If they are not started on other hosts, please delete the following lock file.
    You can delete lock files by starting the following application.
    • /Applications/CNS_Tool/Unlock Firefox Thunderbird
  • The files which will be deleted.
    • Thunderbird: ~/Library/Thunderbird/Profiles/*.default/.parentlock
    • FireFox : ~/Library/Application\ Support/Firefox/Profiles/*.default/.parentlock
  • If there are any file name or directory name which is written in Japanese on the home directory, please change them to English.

The message "unlock the keychain" often shows up.

  • This case happens when you login after you change your password. This is because CNS login password and Mac keychain password cannot synchronize automatically. You need to use "keychain access" to solve this problem.
    1. Start "Keychain access" from the "utility" in the "application".
    2. Choose "edit" and "change keychain login password" to display "change keychain login password" window.
    3. Input your former password in "current password", and input your new CNS login password in "new password" and "confirmation". Then click "OK".
  • If you forget your former CNS login password, you need to delete keychain and set a password again.
    1. Start "Keychain access" from the "utility" in the "application".
    2. Choose "file" and "delete keychain login" to display "delete keychain" window.
    3. You can delete the keychain by clicking "reference and delete file".
    4. The keychain will be renewed after you log off and log in again.

Where should I put movie files at video production.

Put your movie file into "Work" drive on Mac for video production.
The "Work" drive has 1.5TB and, you can access faster than other drives.

Please note free space of "Work" drive, because this drive is shared by all CNS users.
Please delete your files on "Work" drive after you finished working.

How to disable auto launch of Skype at login?

You can disable auto launch of Skype when you login. The procedure is as follows.

  1. Right Click the Skype at Dock.
  2. Click "Options" and Uncheck "Open at Login".
  3. This change will be valid from next login.

Question mark appeared in Dock.

The procedure to repair the Dock is as follows.
NOTE: If you customized your Dock, the Dock will initialize.

  1. Double Click the "/Application/CNS_Tool/ResetDock"
  2. Click "Yes" to initialize your Dock.

If you don't want to initialize your customized Dock, the procedure is as follows.

  1. Remove "?" from Dock. Drag "?" icon to out of Dock.
  2. Add application icon from application folder. Drag the icon to the Dock.

CNS_Snapshots can not be opened on the desktop.

  1. Open the Finder
  2. Finder's column view.
  3. Click on the CNS_Snapsshots from the Finder.
  4. Please confirm that the contents of CNS_Snapshots will be displayed.

The procedure to add and remove Add-on for Firefox

Install Add-on

  1. Click "Tools" => "Add-ons" on the Menu bar.
  2. Search Add-on which you want and click Install. The download will be started.
  3. Click "Restart now"
  4. Please confirm Add-on has been installed on the "Tools" => "Add-ons" => "My Add-ons"

Remove Add-on

  1. Click "Remove" button on the "My Add-ons" view.
  2. Search Add-on which you want and click Install. The download will be started.
  3. Click "Restart now"
  4. Please confirm Add-on has been removed on the "Tools" => "Add-ons" => "My Add-ons"

Thunderbird: A part of menu is shown in unexpected language.

If "Events and Tasks" is shown in "予定とToDo", reset your Thunderbird after set your language settings.

  1. Set your language by using System Preferences.
  2. move ~/Library/Thunderbird to Desktop
  3. Launch Thunderbird

An administrator password is required to create/copy files to an external hard disk drive.

Choose the one from two alternatives below.

  1. Connect the external hard disk to your PC, and open a terminal.app, and then type "chmod o+x /Volumes/{A name of an external hard disk}".
  2. Use an external hard disk which is formatted to exFAT file format.

Adobe Illustrator: When opening an image file, displyed "メモリが足りません"

Please follow the steps below.

  1. Open Adobe Illustrator.app
  2. Select "環境設定" > "プラグイン・仮想記憶ディスク..."
  3. "仮想記憶ディスク" > "ディスク 1: 起動ディスク" is change to "Work".
  4. Select "OK" and Adobe Illustrator is closed.
  5. Open Adobe Illustrator.app

"Read-only Sage" is displayed when SageMath is started up

Please follow the steps below.

  1. Start SageMath
  2. Pop-up of "Read-only Sage" comes out
  3. Click Continue

Can not display Japanese in Ghostscript

CUIJava error or warning occur in CUI

  • Because OpenJDK11 is considered to be the cause, Execute the following command or write in .cshrc
  • %  setenv JAVA_HOME `/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.8` 

The message "Photos cannot be found in the System Photo Library named PhotosLibrary.photoslibrary" appears.

  • [Open Other...] -> [Create New...] -> ["appropriate name".photoslibrary] and click OK to start.


Shared computing server

かな漢字変換ができない (Japanese)

  • jserverが起動していない
    emacs上でM-x set-wnn7-host-nameと打つと、wnnhostを指定できます。nls00, nls01のホストでjserverが起動しているので、どちらかを指定してみてください。
  • Wnnの頻度ファイルが壊れている
    % cd Wnn8; mv hindo hindo.old
    のように、hindoを待避してemacsを再起動して漢字変換すると、(y or n)と聞いてくるので、これに対してすべてyと答えると新しく頻度情報を作成し、正常に変換できるようになります。 頻度ファイルは ccz00,各Mac 環境で作成可能です。現在、ccx01 では作成できません。

emacs,ls commands not found

  • Maybe you lost CNS configuration file. Please execute the following procedure.
    cd [ENTER]
    > echo "source /usr/local/lib/setup/.cshrc" > .cshrc [ENTER]
    > source .cshrc
    This problem is solved when "%" appear.

Can not ssh remote login to ccz00

  • WARNING similar to the following is display when ssh remote login to ccz00.
    % ssh ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp
    The DSA host key for ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp has changed,
    and the key for the corresponding IP address 2001:200:1c0:1100::202
    is unknown. This could either mean that
    DNS SPOOFING is happening or the IP address for the host
    and its host key have changed at the same time.
    Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)!
    It is also possible that a host key has just been changed.
    The fingerprint for the DSA key sent by the remote host is
    Please contact your system administrator.
    Add correct host key in /home/z00000tk/.ssh/known_hosts to get rid of this message.
    Offending DSA key in /home/tharada/.ssh/known_hosts:807
    remove with: ssh-keygen -f "/home/z00000tk/.ssh/known_hosts" -R ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp
    DSA host key for ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp has changed and you have requested strict checking.
    Host key verification failed.
  • This is because the fingerprint has changed by the Replacement of shared computing server(Sep. 17).
  • Please delete the old fingerprint from ~/.ssh/known_hosts by running the ssh-keygen command.
    % ssh-keygen -R ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp
    /home/z00000tk/.ssh/known_hosts updated.
    Original contents retained as /home/z00000tk/.ssh/known_hosts.old
  • Please delete the ~/.ssh/known_hosts file if you still can not connect.
  • Again, fingerprint is displayed when you ssh remote login to ccz00. パブリックサーバ公開鍵fingerprint Please make sure that it matches the fingerprint that has been described. Please run it by entering the "yes".
    % ssh ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp
    The authenticity of host 'ccz00.sfc.keio.ac.jp (2001:200:1c0:1100::202)' can't be established.
    RSA key fingerprint is fc:04:15:1b:06:cf:6e:d1:ff:a4:e5:01:c4:7e:cc:49.
    Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?

Last-Modified: April 6, 2023

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