Virtual Linux Lab

SEAS provides a web-based virtual Linux lab for faculty and students. This lab provides a fully functional Linux desktop environment delivered through a web browser. Students and faculty can use the virtual lab from any web-enabled device if they need access to a Linux system. The lab runs Centos 7 with a GNOME desktop environment and users can log in with their GW NetID and password.


Please note, if you are accessing the virtual lab from off-campus, please connect to the GW VPN first. 

The lab can be accessed via a web browser from the Virtual Linux Lab page.

  1. Log in with your GW netID and Password
  2. Click "Launch session"
  3. Select "Gnome"
  4. Click "Launch" 

Inactive sessions are automatically logged off after 90 minutes.