Operating System Ubuntu 16.04 CiTIUS

Instalación, mantenimiento y soporte técnico de un sistema operativo Ubuntu 16.04 modificado por el CiTIUS. Installation, support and technical support of an Ubuntu 16.04 customized by Citius.

To notify problems, resolve doubts or make suggestions use the #ubuntu1604 channel in the CiTIUS Slack. The system has a notification applet to inform the user about software updates, warnings, etc.

The system includes several repos in addition to the default ones and the following software already installed:

  • Java 8 from Oracle
  • Telegram, Scudcloud (Slack)
  • Dropbox
  • Skype 4.3
  • Virtualbox 5.1

The following repos are also installed although the software is not installed by default:

  • R (added 19-04-2017)
  • Docker (added 01-05-2017)

Installation of other software or help to do so can be requested to the CITIUS admins, but it can be done by the user using sudo.


Before installing CUDA 8.0, check that your graphic card is compatible.It could happen that you are limited to an older version.

Follow the steps described in https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads (Choose Linuxx86_64Ubuntu16.04deb (network)).

Remember to add this lines to your ~/.bashrc (just for your user) or in /etc/profile.d/cuda.sh(system wide):

export PATH=/usr/local/cuda-8.0/bin${PATH:+:${PATH}}
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/cuda-8.0/lib64${LD_LIBRARY_PATH:+:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}}

After that the system needs to be rebooted. In case of problems, ask for help.


To install versión R2012a, run install-matlab_R2012a.sh in a terminal, or choose the option Instalación de Matlab 2012a in the application launcher.

Version 2017 will be available soon.


To install version 17, run install-maple17.sh in a terminal or choose the option Instalación de Maple 17in the application launcher.


The official repo is already configured so just install the packet docker-ce.

sudo apt install docker-ce docker-compose

Problem: Wake on Lan is not working If you installed the MATE desktop using ubuntu-mate-desktop then tlp was included. It is an advanced energy manager for laptops that among other things disables Wake on Lan. You can uninstall tlp or alternatively configure /etc/default/tlp setting WOL_DISABLE=N.

  • en/centro/servizos/ubuntu_16.04_citius.txt
  • Last modified: 2018/05/22 14:02
  • by fernando.guillen