Sep 4 – 17, 2022
AGH University of Science and Technology
Europe/Warsaw timezone

Laptop configuration

During the school you will be using online platforms but additional software needs to be installed on your system.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

Here are the the minimum requirements for your system:

  • Web browser - recent version of one of popular browsers: Firefox/Safari/Chrome/Edge needed in order to to use online jupyter/swan notebooks.
  • SSH client - required in order to connect to remote Linux systems.
  • X.Org X windows system - necessary for some of exercises where graphical user interface tools running on Linux will be used.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following frequently asked questions (FAQ) will give you all the information you need.

How to install SSH client?

Linux and MacOS X: come with ssh client packages preinstalled on the system.


Microsoft Windows follow instructions to install OpenSSH.

How to install X.Org X Windows system ?

Linux comes with X.Org preinstalled on the system.


MacOSX: older versions (10.5-10.7) supply the X11 application, for newer versions - please install XQuartz application or if you prefer its MacPorts version


Microsoft Windows: free alternatives include Cygwin/X and VcXsrv, paid for commercial options are XWin32, Xming and many more.


Other questions

For any other questions please contact CSC technical manager or ask them directly during the school.