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.

Chromebook: Download and install VMware Horizon View app from the Chrome Web Store

 

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).

Chromebook: Launch the VLab Desktop (VMware Client).

 

Desktops Available & Software Installed

VMware View Desktop ArcGIS

  • ArcGIS 10.6.1:  
    • ArcGlobe, ArcMap, ArcScene, ArcCatalog, Address Coder, Python 2.7
       
  • Basic Software:  
    • Microsoft Office 2016, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer.
       
  • Media Player:  
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browser:  
    • Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge.

 

VMware View Desktop Engineering.

  • Autodesk 2018:
    •  AutoCAD, Civil 3d, Vault, Desktop, Inventor, Revit, Recap 360, Showcase, Storm and Sanitary Analysis, DWG TrueView, Subassembly Composer.
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2016, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Player:
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       
  • Additional Software: 
    • SolidWorks 2018, ANSYS 18 (NOTE: Professor must grant specific access to use this software)
       

VMware View Desktop Engineering Desktop Legacy.

  • Autodesk 2017:
    • 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 2016, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Media Player:
    • Windows Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.
       
  • Additional Software: 
    • SolidWorks 2016, ANSYS 17 (NOTE: Professor must grant specific access to use this software)
       

VMware View General Desktop

  • Miscellaneous Software:  
    • Cygwin, EndNote, FreeMat, JMP Pro 15, Maple 2017, MATLAB R2018a, SAS 9.4 with Enterprise Guide, SPSS Statistics 25, SPSS Amos 25, Wolfram Mathematica 11.3, Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise.
       
  • Basic Software:
    • Microsoft Office 2016, Windows Accessories, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware, XPS Viewer, Ease of Access.
       
  • Extra Software:
    • Acrobat Reader DC, Notepad++, VideoLAN, Python 2.7.6, Python 3.4, Visual Studio 2015, Microsoft Expression, NetBeans 8.2
       
  • Media Players
    • Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player.
       
  • Web Browsers:
    • Chrome, Internet Explorer.

 

VMware View General Desktop Legacy

  • Miscellaneous Software
    • Cygwin, EndNote, FreeMat, JMP 13, Maple 2017, MATLAB R2017a, SAS 9.4 with Enterprise Guide, SAP, SPSS Statistics 24, SPSS Amos 24, Wolfram Mathematica 11.2.
       
  • Basic Software
    • Microsoft Office 2016, 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 6.0:
    • KaleidaGraph
       
  • 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 P6 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

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