Software Description: StarNet's X-Win32 is X-Windows software used to connect Windows PCs to remote Unix and or Linux host systems. X-Win32 is available through a site license agreement with StarNet Communications.
Cost: No charge for current VCU faculty, staff, and students
If you want to work with X-Win32 from off-campus:
- You must establish a VCU VPN session first.
- X-Win32 is not recommended for off-campus use unless:
- You have a cable or FiOS Internet service
- You are accessing VCU
- The VCU computer being connected to is not blocked for X-Windows
Upon successful authentication with your VCU eID to verify your University affiliation, you will be prompted to download X-Win32. Installation instructions and licensing instructions will be emailed to your VCU email account.
Note that X-Win32 does not provide FTP or SFTP capability.
The license permits current VCU faculty, staff and students to install X-Win32 for University teaching, research or administrative use. The license agreement prohibits distribution of copies to anyone else for any other purpose. Licenses distributed will expire 2/28/2022.