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If you are enrolled in MAT 272 or a higher level computer course, you  you can use the DCL registration system to create an account on the Math Department's Linux computers. This account gives you access to remote login computers and the Distributed Computing Lab (4300) Linux workstations. Contact your instructor for information on using the DCL system to create an account.

Distributed Computing Lab (DCL) Here you can do the following:

  • Learn Linux commands & utilities
  • Write C and C++ programs
  • Write Perl & Bash shell scripts
  • Do project work for networking, operating systems, and other CIS courses
  • Access the John Jay College Computational and Database clusters.

Remote login You can use the Secure Shell Program (SSH) to log into your account from Windows machines. You can even log in from home using SSH. Click here to see the SSH tutorial.

How to Start Raul Cabrera is available in the DCL(4300) from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Isaiah Brown is also avaliable from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays. Raul and Isaiah will show you how to access your account. They will also show you how to create and run programs in a Linux environment.