Software installation & troubleshooting, software support, lab software requests

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Accessing LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Instructions for logging in at with your Michigan Tech username and password

Activating a Research License in ANSYS

Instructions on activating an ANSYS research license

Adding a Connection Profile in Perceptive Content

Instructions for adding a connection profile in Perceptive Content, formerly ImageNow

Adding Software Using the Software Center (Windows 10)

Installing software from the Software Center on a Windows 10 computer

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Information regarding Adobe Acrobat Professional

Adobe License Transition

Adobe Acrobat DC licensing changed on November 30, 2019. Follow these instructions to log in and reactivate the software on a Windows On-Domain computer.

Campus Common CORE Software

Common CORE Software is the software available in labs for Windows and Mac computers

Changing Java versions in Linux

How to change Java versions in Linux

Connecting to VPN in Linux

How to connect to VPN in Linux

Connecting to VPN in Windows

Instructions for installing the VPN client on a Windows computer

Connecting to VPN on a Mac

Connecting to VPN on a Mac computer

EL7-PostScript Invalid Font

Troubleshooting font errors

Graduate Productivity Base Software

Default software package installed on all graduate productivity computers

How to remotely connect to a campus Windows PC from a Mac

How to use the Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect to a remote Windows PC

How to Remotely Connect to a Campus Windows PC from Linux

How to Remotely Connect to a Campus Windows PC from Linux

Installing Software on Red Hat Linux 7

Instructions for installing software on Red Hat Linux 7

Installing, Uninstalling, or Upgrading Python Modules in Linux using Pip

Instructions for Installing\Uninstalling\Upgrading Python Modules in Linux using Pip

Joining the On-Domain Linux Information Mailing List

Steps for joining the on-domain Linux information mailing list; it includes information on new changes to on-domain Linux systems, important reminders, new Support Center articles relating to Linux on campus, and more.

Linux Software Collections (scl)

Using a tool called Linux Software Collections (scl) creates a number of alternative binary paths and aliases and can make an otherwise conflicting set of tools work transparently

Michigan Tech Mobile App

Get quick access to news and events, your grades, course schedules, leave balances and much more with the Michigan Tech mobile app.

Opening an Application from an Unidentified Developer

How to open an application from an unknown developer

PDF files in Chrome

PDF file behavior in Chrome on Michigan Tech PCs

Remote Access to Lab Computers

Instructions for using remote desktop connection to access lab computers when off campus.

Requesting additional software for Graduate Student Productivity Machines

How to request software that is beyond what is available in the base software package and/or available in the Software Center.

Requesting Lab Software

Process to request lab software

Running Graphical Linux Programs Remotely (X Forwarding)

Using X Forwarding to run graphical programs on a remote Linux machine through an SSH connection.

Software Distribution Center

Download software that is licensed for use on personally-owned computers

Using Perceptive Content (ImageNow) on a Mac

There is no client for Perceptive Content on a Mac, but it can be accessed through your web browser

Using Stream2 on Amazon FireTV

How to Download and Install Stream2 on Amazon FireTV Devices

Using Stream2 on Android Devices

How to Download and Install Stream2 on Android Devices

Using Stream2 on iOS/Apple Devices

How to download and install Stream2 for iOS/Apple Devices

Video Editing Software Access

Access to video editing software.

Viewing Flash Content On a Web Page (ex. Pure Safety Training)

Solutions for flash errors that might be encountered while trying to view flash content for specific web pages, e.g., Pure Safety Training.

What is the Linux Lab Software List?

Instructions on how to fill out the Linux Lab software list sheet