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Computing Facilities

Room 3020  

Contents: Various Workstations and Instruments

Room 3307

Various Windows/Linux Dual boot workstations for visualization

Room 4035

A shared Instrumentation Facility

Virtual Computing

Biophysics Linux Terminal Server

  • Host:
  • Operating System: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
  • Software: MATLAB, VMD, others by request.

You'll need to download and install a piece of client software called NXClient.  For those of you who have use Remote Desktop on Windows or GoToMyPc, it's very similar.  The benefit is fast graphics and a full desktop environment.

You can download the product here:

Mac OS X:

Once downloaded you'll need to know a few settings to plug in.

Desktop: UNIX GNOME 
Speed: WAN for fast connections (3+Mbit) ADSL (less than 3Mbit) 
Display Area: At least 1024x768 or full screen.

Then use your kerberos credentials to login.

Biophysics Windows Terminal Server
Coming Soon.

Virtual Sites

With Virtual Sites, you can use the software on Campus Computing Sites Windows workstations remotely from any Mac or Windows computer with an internet connection.