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: brd-ts1.biop.lsa.umich.edu
  • 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:

Windows: http://www.nomachine.com/download-client-windows.php
Linux: http://www.nomachine.com/download-client-linux.php
Mac OS X: http://www.nomachine.com/download-client-macosx.php

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

Host: brd-ts1.biop.lsa.umich.edu
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

http://virtualsites.umich.edu/

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.