Virtual Lab (VLab): LSU Overview

  

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General Information

The LSU Virtual Lab (VLab) is an online service which allows students to log into a Virtual Computer to access software that is installed in the computer lab. VLab is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Download & Install VMware Client

Windows: Download Link & Installation Instructions.

Mac: Download Link & Installation Instructions.

Linux:  Download Link & Installation Instructions.

iPad:  Install, Configure and Use the VMware Client App.
 

Open & Launch a VLab Desktop

Windows:  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

Mac:  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

Linux:  Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).
 

Desktops Available & Software Installed

VMware View Desktop ArcGIS 

  • ArcGIS 10.3.1:  
    • ArcGlobe, ArcMap, ArcScene, ArcCatalog.
       
  • Basic Software:  
    • Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer.
       
  • Media Player:  
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browser:  
    • Internet Explorer.

 

VMware View Desktop Engineering.

  • Autodesk 2015:
    • AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Raster Design, AutoCAD Structural Detailing, AutoCAD Utility Design, Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Application Manager, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk Backburner, Autodesk Data Management, Autodesk Factory Design Utilities, Autodesk InfraWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Mechanical Simulation Jo..., Autodesk Mudbox, Autodesk ReCap, Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Simulation Mechanical, Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser, Content Service, DWG TrueView, Navisworks Exporters, Navisworks Manage, Revit, Simulation CFD, Subassembly Composer.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Player:
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       
  • Additional Software: 
    • SolidWorks 2014, ANSYS 16 (NOTE: Professor must grant specific access to use this software)
       

VMware View Desktop Engineering Ansys 7. Engineering Desktop- Ansys 17 (NOTE: This desktop will be removed in Fall 2016. Ansys 17 will be included in the Engineering Desktop.)

  • Autodesk 2015:
    • AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Raster Design, AutoCAD Structural Detailing, AutoCAD Utility Design, Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Application Manager, Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk Backburner, Autodesk Data Management, Autodesk Factory Design Utilities, Autodesk InfraWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Mechanical Simulation Jo..., Autodesk Mudbox, Autodesk ReCap, Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis, Autodesk Showcase, Autodesk Simulation Mechanical, Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser, Content Service, DWG TrueView, Navisworks Exporters, Navisworks Manage, Revit, Simulation CFD, Subassembly Composer.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Player:
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       
  • Additional Software: 
    • SolidWorks 2014, ANSYS 17 (NOTE: Professor must grant specific access to use this software)
       

VMware View General Desktop

  • Miscellaneous Software:  
    • ACL Desktop Education Edition, Cygwin, EndNote, FreeMat, IDEA, JMP 12, Maple 2015, Mathcad 3.1, MATLAB R2015a, SolidWorks 2012, SAS 9.4 with Enterprise Guide, SALT 2012, SAP, SPSS Statistics 23, SPSS Amos 23, Wolfram Mathematica 10.1.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Extra Software:
    • Adobe Reader DC, PowerPoint Viewer, Notepad++, VideoLAN, Python 2.7.6, Visual Studio 2012, Microsoft Expression, NetBeans, Windows Phone SDK 8.1.
       
  • Media Players
    • Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       

VMware View Desktop KaleidaGraph.

  • KaleidaGraph 4.0:
    • Stuffs.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Players:
    • QuickTime Player, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       

VMware View Desktop P6.

(NOTE: This desktop will be removed in Fall 2016. P6 will be included in the Engineering Desktop.)

  • Miscellaneous Software:  
    • Adobe Reader XI, Desktop Gadget Gallery, Primavera Methodology Management, Primavera Project Management.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2013, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Players:
    • QuickTime Player, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       

Important Notes & Information

LSU Support & Policy Statements

Help Desk Contact Information

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