CS Home Edition

The CS Department runs on Linux. Brown CS has used a common platform for teaching and research (almost) as long as it has existed. Department desktops, servers, and hosted systems all share a standard operating system and configuration. 

CS Home Edition builds on this tradition by making it easy to recreate that platform on your own computer.

How to Download and Install CS Home Edition


What CS Home Edition adds to Linux:


CS Home Edition can be run on any intel-based computer and most virtual machines.

Getting Help

CS Home Edition is a new idea to help support remote learning and research environments. It is under active development by the CS Technical Staff.