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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current or prefered typesetting for Latex?

  • Miktex is the currently used typesetting

What ways can I connect to my machine from on and off campus?

  • You can use remote desktop with a connection through a VPN.
  • You cannot use the wireless connection IU Secure to connect while on campus.

How can I connect to research resources off campus with Windows, Mac, and Linux?

  • You will need a Virtual Private Network(VPN) such as Pulse Secure for Windows and Mac.
  • Win/Mac OS KB

The current VPN for Linux is Juniper SSL rpm.

How can I remote into a Linux based machine such as Karst or Big Red II?

  • The prefered program used for this would be MobaXterm