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Hydra Lab (Min Kao 421)

For lab hours and class schedule, please see the main Lab Information page.
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Hardware Information (updated Spring 2017)

Computer Hardware

  • Model:  Dell OptiPlex 7040 Minitower
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz (Quad Core)
  • Operating system: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Memory: 16GB (2x8G) DDR4 SDRAM @ 2133MHz
  • Video graphics controller: GeForce GT 745, 4GB, HDMI
  • Hard drive: 1TB 7200 RPM SATA
  • Optical drive: 16X DVD+/-RW
  • Network controller: integrated gigabit network connection

 Additional Hardware

  • HP LaserJet 4250 – Printer Name:
  • Projector (connected to hydra0)
    • To mirror monitor with projector, go to Applications→Settings→Displays, click on the monitor entry, click “Mirror”, and then “Apply”.
    • This setting should persist for your account across logins.

Major Software Packages (Red Hat EL 7)

Please note that all software on the lab systems is for adademic purposes only. Bold numbers indicate a newer version of the software package.

Software Version Software Location Start
Arduino 1.6.9  /opt/eecs/arduino-1.6.9 CLI: arduino
GUI: Applications -> Programming -> Arduino 1.6.5
ARM Bare Metal Toolchain GCC 4.8.2 /opt/eecs/arm-none-eabi CLI: Add /opt/eecs/arm-none-eabi/bin to your shell PATH
CodeLite 8.0 /usr/bin CLI: codelite
GUI: Applications -> Programming -> codelite
GnuARM 4.0.2 /opt/eecs/gnuarm-4.0.2 CLI: Add /opt/eecs/gnuarm-4.0.2/bin to your shell PATH
Matlab R2014b  /opt/eecs/Matlab/R2014b CLI: Add /opt/eecs/Matlab.R2014b/to your shell PATH
Run: matlab
GUI: Applications -> Programming -> Matlab 2014b
Matlab R2015b /opt/eecs/Matlab/R2014b CLI: matlab
GUI: Applications -> Programming -> Matlab 2015b

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