Compile Server - Linux is a Linux server for VCU instructional and research use. It provides a variety of compilers Such as C and Fortran compilers. is managed by VCU Technology Services.
Note: is NOT intended for use with any sensitive data.
Sensitive data MUST be de-identified prior to placing it onto
For using compilers with sensitive data, use


Accounts on are available to current VCU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and affiliates.

After requesting a account, email will be sent to your VCU email account with your new account information.


Password Resets


Text editors available on include:

Software Path Documentation
Erlang R12B-5 /usr/bin/erl
FreePascal 2.2.2 (compatible with Turbo Pascal & Delphi) /usr/bin/fpc
GCC /usr/bin/gcc
Gnu Ada 95 /usr/bin/gnat
Gnu C 3.4.6 /usr/bin/gcc34
GNU C++ /usr/bin/g++34
Gnu Fortran 77 /usr/bin/g77
GNu Fortran 95 /usr/bin/gfortran
Gnu Objective C
Java (compiles Java into binaries) /usr/bin/gcj  
Lua 5.1.4 /usr/bin/lua
Oracle J    
perl 5.8.8 /usr/bin/perl
python 2.4.3 /usr/bin/python
R /usr/bin/R
ruby 1.8.5 /usr/bin/ruby
Steel Bank Common Lisp 1.0.38 /usr/bin/sbcl

Teaching Open Source


The storage space on is a valuable resource. Please cleanup files you no longer need.

Server Specifications

  • Linux operating system
  • 16 CPU cores
  • 32 GB RAM

If you need additional assistance, please contact the VCU IT Support Center.

This article was updated: 12/12/2016