Welcome to Pluto, Earthling!
Pluto is a research/instructional server of the Department of
Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, of the College of
Education, Florida State University. It provides both a high powered
Linux machine for advanced computations as well as an Apache web
server for educational and research services.
Pluto offers the following services and materials for web visitors.
Are there additional services Pluto should be hosting?
Contact Russell Almond for inquiries.
Accounts are available to members of the College of Education and
their colleagues and guests. To
obtain an account, please send an email FROM YOUR FSU ACCOUNT
(necessary to verify your identity) to one of the administrators
(Russell Almond or
Haiyan Wu) with your name and a
description of what services you need. Accounts are available to
others, including non-FSU person, but the account request should be
forwarded to us by your FSU sponsor.
Moodle, the Wiki Space and the SVN system use a separate password
system from the main Linux accounts. To set or change these passwords:
- First fill out
password change request form.
- Next email an admin
(Russell Almond or
Haiyan Wu) to activate the new
This computer system is hosted by Florida State University, and should
be considered part of its virtual campus. All visitors are subject to
the policies of Florida State University, and the laws of the State of
Florida and the United States of America.
In general, these rules boil down to the fact that we expect
discussion boards and other services to be respectful of each others
in a collegial way. Some specific rules:
If you notice material that you believe to be inappropriate, please
send information including the URI of that material to
Russell Almond or
Betsy Becker. If you have
any concerns or questions about these policies, please contact either
Russell Almond or Betsy Becker.
- Material that constitutes hate speech, is obscene or otherwise
inappropriate for public presentation is not allowed.
- Copyrighted material is not allowed on publicly accessible
areas of the site unless the poster owns the
copyright or a license that permits such posting, or the posting
falls within the guidelines of Fair Use for educational and/or
- Advertisements are not allowed (technical reviews of
material appropriate to the web site are not consider advertising
for this purpose).
- Political speech should be limited to the discussion of technical
issues related to educational policy or proposed policy.
Enjoy your stay on Pluto!