Software Resources Windows Software College of Engineering students have access Windows OS and some development tools via the Microsoft Imagine Program Linux Distributions Ubuntu Desktop Linux Mint (Mate/Cinnamon edition) Apple OS X Any X Forwarding of your SSH connection requires XQuartz (here). More Information about all this at Apple’s site here. File Transfer Programs: Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) comes with OS X (and Linux). SCP info here. If you want a graphical tool, try Filezilla (here).