Terminal Services makes some academic software available to users of common operating systems (MAC/PC/Linux) from virtually any location (on or off campus) where a network connection is available.
This service is available to all current SUNY New Paltz Students, Faculty, or Staff with a NPCUID. Software called a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client is required to connect. This software is included in Windows XP and Vista. A free download is available for Mac (see below) and Linux (see Full documentation) computers.
As of March 3, 2010, the following software is available:
- Adobe Acrobat Pro 9.0
- Anatesse 3.0
- Mathematica 7.0
- Matlab 2009
- Microsoft Office 2007
- Minitab 15
- MS Project 2007
- OpenOffice 2007
- Python 2.4
- SPSS 18.0
Please read the full guide for important instructions on how to print and save files.
|Quick Guide for Setup of Terminal Services
Part 1:Â Open a “Remote Desktop Client”
Part 2:Â Connect to Terminal Services
1. For “Computer”, type the following:
2.Â Â … click “Connect”
Note: Â Under “Options” you can change a lot of settings that will help you save files and display different window sizes–for more detailed information, see full documentation.
3. Enter your NPCUID/password and click “Login”