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Computing Sites Software and Stations

Read about the types of public computer stations in University at Buffalo computing sites.

All computers in computing sites are PCs.  Except for Linux stations, all PCs run Windows. There are no public Macintosh computers. Department labs may offer different computers with different software.

Basic Software Set

The same core set of powerful academic software is available on Cybrary stations, Assistive stations, Express stations and Quick Connect computers.

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  • .NET framework 4.5.1
  • Acrobat Professional 11.0.02
  • Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.1.133054
  • Adobe Reader DC
  • AlternaTIFF 2.0.8
  • Appv Client 5.1
  • ArcGIS Desktop 10.4
  • AutoDesk Viewer 2013
  • Box Edit
  • Box Tools for Office
  • Chemdraw 13.0.2 (Firefox and Chrome only)
  • CN3D 4.3.1
  • Divx Player 10.4.0
  • Doulos SIL Font 5
  • Dreamweaver CS6
  • Eclipse R2
  • Endnote x7.5
  • Firefox (Includes Flash plugin) 44.0.2
  • Flash Player Plugin (IE and Firefox) 19.0.0.226
  • Gimp 2.8.14
  • Google Chrome 48.0.2564.109
  • Google Earth 7.1.5.1557
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • iTunes w/QuickTime 11.3.1/7.7.8
  • Java 1.8_65
  • Karel the Robot 1
  • Maple 2016
  • Mathematica 10.4.1
  • Matlab 2015a
  • Microsoft Office 2016 Professional w/ Language Packs & Skype for Business 2016
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005
  • Microsoft Visual C++2008 9.0.30729.17
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2010
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.40416
  • MiniTab 17.2.1
  • MyITLab Plugin (Pearson) 1.0.7
  • Notepad ++ 6.8.6
  • ODBC drivers (Oracle Client) 11gR2
  • Open Office 4.1.2
  • Oracle Virtual Desktop Client 3.2
  • PCTeX 6.12.111
  • Photoshop CS6
  • PowerShell 5
  • PuTTY 0.66
  • Python 2.7.9
  • R/Rstudio 3.2.2
  • Read and Write 11.00
  • RealPlayer Enterprise 2.1.10
  • Respondus Lockdwon Browser 1.0.7.15
  • SAP GUI 7.4.0
  • SAS 9.4
  • Shockwave Player 12.1.6465
  • Silverlight 5.1.40728.0
  • SPSS + 23
  • SQL Developer 4.1.2
  • Stata 14
  • Tableau 9.2.1
  • VLC Media Player 2.2.1
  • Vsphere Client 5.5.0
  • Windows Media Player 12
  • Windows Media Player for Firefox 1.0.0.8
  • WinSCP 5.7.6
  • X-Win32 2014
  • Xemacs 21.4.22

Workstation Types and Locations

Express Stations in Capen Hall

8/21/15
Assistive stations are wheelchair-accessible and have specialized software in addition to the standard academic software.
5/1/15
Cybrary stations are a standard, non-specialized computer station at UB, with a common array of software for academic use.
5/1/15
Express Stations are located in some computing sites and are configured to allow 15 minute sessions.
5/1/15
Library research stations  are available in all University Libraries and have a limited selection of software.
6/12/15
Linux stations feature Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system, a base suite of software, and an enhanced set of software for certain majors.
5/4/15
Use your UB Quota or Campus Cash to approve (release) your print jobs at one of the Print Release Stations, available at many computing sites.
5/1/15
Quick Connect computers are in convenient locations on stand-up tables for students traveling around campus.

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