Software that UW-Physics provides as a service (no installation required by you)
Condor – Large scale scientific computing
JupyterHub – Interactive browser-based python notebooks for scientific computing in research and classrooms.
OpenProject – Web-based project management system.
Linux – General purpose Linux environment accessible via ssh.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for getting access to these services.
The UW-Physics IT staff recommends and supports the following software…
For reading PDF files: Acrobat
For high throughput batch computing: Condor
For browsing the web: FireFox
For compiling C, C++ and Fortran code: GNU Compilers
For data acquisition and instrument automation: LabVIEW
For numerical and symbolic computations: Mathematica
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For remote logins and file copying on Linux and MacOS-X: OpenSSH
For remote logins on Windows: SecureCRT
For reading email: Thunderbird
For remote file copying on Windows: WinSCP
Software available from UW-Physics:
MS Windows and Office (for University owned computers)
Adobe Creative Cloud (for University owned computers)
UW Campus Software Library, including free licenses for software such as