How do I start the Cygwin XServer
- Go to the Windows Desktop and open the Unix Tools folder
- Run the shortcut named startCygwinX
- Now you can run the XTerm shortcut which will start an X terminal
How do I run SAS on the Linux server
- There are two ways to accomplish this, the first will use X-Win32 which is site licensed software.
- Open the Unix Stuff folder on the desktop
- Start X-Win32
- Left click in the X icon in the toolbar and select "SAS on Linux"
- Enter your ISU net-id and password then press [ENTER]
- If asked whether or not you want to continue, select "yes"
- Now you are logged in to sas.iastate.edu with your AFS space mounted as your home directory (1 GB of space courtesy of the university).
- Now type sas & and press [ENTER].
- The other way will work from home if you have installed Cygwin/X
- Start the Cygwin XServer as described in another FAQ.
- Open an Xterminal
- Enter ssh -X sas.iastate.edu
- If prompted type "yes" and press [ENTER]
- At the command prompt type sas &
- You can store your sas programs on your AFS space and they are now available anywhere on campus or at home.
What software info/keys/whatever is pushed down by the group policy of the labs
- The Group Policy object for all the machines in the department does the following