Computer Standards

Computer standards for office desktop machines supplied by the Information Technology Group  

The standard represents what most of our users have installed for their desktops at IAS.  We change out member machines as one group so that all members have equivalent systems. 

Windows Desktop:

 Standard 

  • HP Compaq Small Form Factor, Mini or All-in-One
  • Intel Core i5 or i7
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 500GB or larger Hard Drive
  • Windows 10

Members

  • 27" HP EliteOne 1000 G2 All-in-One Desktop
  • Intel i7
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 500GB or larger Hard Drive
  • Windows 10

Mac Desktop:

Standard

  • Mac Mini or iMac
  • Intel Core i5 or i7
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 500 GB or larger Hard Drive
  • Latest Operating System

Members

  • 27" iMac
  • Intel i7
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 500 GB or larger Hard Drive
  • Latest Operating System

Monitor:

Standard

  • 24" - 27" Wide screen monitor

Members

  • 24" - 27"  Wide screen monitor

 

All requests for new equipment should be made through your school's Administrative Officer or your department's supervisor. Administrative Officers and Supervisors wishing to place orders for new equipment should contact the IT Manager for the Information Technology Group.

Software

The Information Technology Group (ITG) is currently installing the following set of software on IAS office desktops supplied by our group.  Upgrades are available to those who are running older versions on older IAS office machines. IAS office desktops are machines supplied and maintained by ITG.

Windows Configuration

Sampling of standard software installed on new and re-imaged PCs:

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe AIR
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Classical Text Editor 9.0 (personal license purchase by user is required)
  • Dropbox
  • FileZilla Client
  • Google Chrome
  • iTunes
  • LyX
  • Microsoft Office
  • MiKTeX
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Putty
  • Skype
  • Vipre Antivirus
  • VLC media player
  • Xming
  • Zotero

Installed on request for ITG supported IAS office desktops on our network

  • Maple (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Mathematica (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Matlab  (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • EndNote (limited number of ITG licenses)
  • ArcGIS (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • GreekKeys2008 (Departmental licenses)
  • Atlas.ti (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • Stata MP (concurrent ITG network licenses)
  • FileMaker Pro (limited number of ITG licenses)

Mac Configuration

Sampling of standard software installed on new and reimaged Macs:

  • Acrobat Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Dropbox
  • Filezilla
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iMovie
  • Keynote
  • MacTeX
  • Numbers
  • Lyx
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop
  • Pages
  • Skype
  • Vipre Antivirus Agent
  • VLC
  • Zotero
  • Zoom

Applications available via Self Service:

  • GarageBand 
  • Google Drive
  • EverNote
  • Owncloud
  • Adobe Shockwave
  • Adobe Air
  • Citrix Receiver
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote

Installed on request for ITG supported IAS office desktops on our network:

  • Maple (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Mathematica (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • Matlab  (concurrent campus network licenses)
  • EndNote (limited number of ITG licenses)
  • FileMaker Pro (limited number of ITG licenses)

 

Additional software packages and licenses must be ordered on an individual basis.  All requests for new software or upgrades should be made through your school's Administrative Officer or your department's supervisor. Administrative Officers and Supervisors wishing to make software requests should contact the Computer Manager for the Information Technology Group.

Linux Configurations

The Linux workstation machines in ITG computing are running Springdale Linux (formerly PUIAS Linux)  that is a derivative of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with the same software base.

Compilers

  • gcc -
    the GNU compiler collection
  • g++
  • Perl
  • Python

Web Browsers

  • Mozilla Firefox

E-mail

  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Evolution
  • Pine

Drawing

  • xfig - interactive figure generation tool

Editors

  • emacs
  • vi
  • Latex

OpenOffice

Mathematical

  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • Matlab

Viewers

  • acroread - view pdf documents
  • gv - view postscript documents
  • xdvi - view dvi files