Supported Operating Systems

Tstaff supports workstations running Linux and Windows 7. Questions or problems regarding supported OSs should be sent to "problem@cs.brown.edu".

Linux

The distribution of Linux that is supported on CS workstations is Debian.

The current version of Debian running on our systems is 8.0 or "Jessie."

Windows 7

The version of Windows that is supported on CS workstations is Windows 7.

Remote Desktop Client: Windows from Linux

Linux users can rdesktop to a Windows Remote Desktop Server.

Other OS's

All other operating systems are not supported. (In the words of former SPOC Dan Price, "Stunningly unsupported"). Unsupported operating systems include, but are not limited to: Windows 3.51, Windows 95, Windows 98, MacOS, BeOS, Plan 9, VMS, OS/360, Hurd, OS/2, TOPS-20, Multics, *BSD, CP/M, Tenex, Minix, DOS, Chorus, Amoeba, RSX-11M+, Ultrix, HP-UX, OSF/1, Brazil