Category Archive for: ‘Tutorials’

About your Z drive

All Engineering students, faculty and staff are provided a Z: drive for storing their academic files. The Z: Drive is automatically mapped if you login to the Engineering Cloud. However, If you need to access your Z: Drive directly from your personal laptop or desktop. You can map it using the following path: \\\<FAU Net ID>$ Please note the following requirements for …

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Connecting USB Storage Using VMware View Software

VMware View Software is installed on computers connected to classroom lecterns. The software allows presenters to remotely connect to desktops hosted on our cloud infrastructure.  This allows the presenter the ability to bring lab computers into the class room in much the same way our ThinClients do. VMware View also allows you to connect your USB Storage devices to the remote desktop computer; however, …

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Installing VMware Fusion on a Mac

  For a more detailed set of instructions please refer to the getting started guide provided by VMware.   Installing Fusion Double-click VMware-Fusion-<1.x.x>-<xxxxx>.dmg to mount it. The contents of the disk image are displayed in a VMware Fusion Finder window Browse to the VMware Fusion volume, and double-click the VMware Fusion icon to launch the Installation Assistant. Follow the instructions in …

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MAC users

If you use a MAC computer there are several thing you can do to run the software that is used within the College of Engineering and Computer Science. You can use: 1.GENIE  (please follow the link on that page that says “MAC OS” 2. Install vmware fusion (free via VMAP) and then install windows 7 (free via MSDNAA)  Please send …

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Risky Attachments

Opening Risky Attachments An article from the March 14th issue of FAU Announcements of General Interest: Use caution with email attachments and be wary of downloadable files on web sites. Do not open email attachments that you were not expecting, especially if they are from people you do not know. If you decide to open an email attachment, scan it …

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WordPress Tutorial

A brief tutorial on how to use the College’s WordPress system for maintaining your website.

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