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X forwarding with Xming

X forwarding with Xming This tutorial will cover how to forward X11 applications from a remote Unix/Linux host to a local Windows machine. On a Unix/Linux machine, you can run remote applications via XForwarding with something like: ssh -X "gimp". In order to get this same functionality on a Windows machine, we [...]

2020-02-18T18:24:00-08:00August 30th, 2017|

S: Drive

Understanding the S: Drive Observant users of CAT supported Tier 1 or 2 Windows systems may notice that two of their drive mappings is mapped to their Linux storage space. What is the "Linux storage space"? The Linux Storage Space is the contents of your Linux home directory. While some of you [...]

2022-02-21T10:58:28-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Connecting to a Stash from Windows

Connecting to Your Stash via Windows Step 1: Connect to the MCECS VPN This step is only necessary for Tier 3 devices (personal laptops, desktops outside our network). If you are already on our network, you can skip to step 2. for documentation to do this, please see this guide: CAT VPN [...]

2018-08-29T16:27:14-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Using OpenVPN on Windows

Connecting to the OpenVPN on Windows VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Once you are connected to the VPN, your internet traffic will be directed through PSU's VPN hardware, and it will appear that you are connected physically to PSU's network. This will allow you to use private MCECS services that require a [...]

2021-11-03T18:25:07-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Access OIT Windows Accounts

Accessing OIT Windows Accounts Accessing a Directory With a Web Browser OIT provides access to personal, departmental, and student directories through the internet.These can be accessed by going to For more information, see the following article on OIT's website:   Mapping a Network Drive Mapping a network drive allows you to interact with your files [...]

2020-04-15T16:58:16-08:00August 30th, 2017|
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