CS250 Class Setup and Compute Resources


We will be using Piazza as a sort of newsgroup to help facilitate discussion and share information.
You should have received an invitation to join the class Piazza group, please email me (rimas at eecs) if you didn't.

Instructional machine access

Every student needs a CS250 class account to get access to the machines you'll be using for your labs and project.
Class account forms were handed out in lecture, if you didn't get one, please email me (rimas at eecs) ASAP.
Once you have an account form, follow these steps to set up your account:


Github provides git repository hosting services, and they offer their services free of charge to educational institutions.
Please go to github.com and sign up for an account, if you don't have one already.


You will need to be able to run GUI apps remotely on the class machines.
NoMachine's NX Client is a fast remote desktop client that will allow you to run GUI apps remotely with minimal lag.

Machines available: