Introduction to Linux
The computer science department supports a Linux machine cs1.seattleu.edu
for course work in many of the computer science courses.
are typically automatically created if you enroll in a course that uses
cs1. If you need an account, please see your computer science
instructor. Your username and password are the same as your
Seattle University username used for email and logging onto SU Online.
Here are some tutorials to get you started working on Linux at Seattle
Additional Reference Material:
For additional questions regarding Linux, please contact your
Working Off Campus
You can log onto cs1.seattleu.edu
from anywhere off campus you have an Internet connection. It
is not necessary to use VPN to access the machine.
For Window machines, you will need to download Putty.
To transfer files from cs1 to your home computer, you can download WinSCP.
Both programs are provided in campus labs.
Macs, including those in SU labs, no additional software is
necessary. Run Terminal under Utilities. This
brings up a
prompt. Here, type: "ssh
cs1.seattleu.edu" and press Enter. You'll be
asked for your username and password.
department does not provide any support for working off
The software you can download using the above links is provided without
support. You may try contacting the Help Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for issues and they may or may not be able to assist depending on the
Last updated January 11, 2017