[ubuntu-us-ma] Need help with Ubuntu

Theresa Hepburn thepburn at broadinstitute.org
Tue Jul 7 15:42:02 BST 2009

Hi Samuela,

I certainly wouldn't call myself an Ubuntu expert, I just like the OS
and the open source philosophy. I'm cc-ing the Ubuntu LoCo team for
the MA area. There are many more experienced Ubuntu users who watch
this list and I expect one of them will be more than happy to help.

Theresa Hepburn
Bioinformatics Assembly Analyst
The Broad Institute
320 Charles St 2250L
Cambridge, MA 02141

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Samuela
Pollack<SPOLLACK at hsph.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi Theresa Hepburn,
> I just read in your profile the Broad webpage that you are an Ubuntu
> aficionada, and I'm wondering if you can help me.
> I'm a Broad associate staff member; I really work for Professor Price at
> HSPH in Longwood.  I maintain a some software for him and Nick Patterson
> (Nick is a Broad fellow, up on the fifth floor or so.)  I have been getting
> email from users that say their software (Eigensoft) crashes when it's run
> under Ubuntu.  So I've been posting "help me" messages in Ubuntu places,
> trying to find somebody who will help me figure out where our code crashes
> and why.
> Can you help us, please?  Basically, we'd need an Ubuntu user to download
> our code, install the LAPACK linear algebra library and build.  Then we'd
> need to either run the debugger or put printf statements into the source to
> figure where it crashes.  Do you know lots of friendly Ubuntu users in
> Boston area?
> thanks,
> - Samuela Pollack

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