Virtual DICE has been renewed

We’ve made a new version of Virtual DICE for the new session. Virtual DICE is the lightweight DICE-like virtual machine which you can install and run on your own computer (here’s how to install it).

We release a new version of Virtual DICE twice a year. This version has the hostname tiepolo. It has most of the same software as DICE machines.

If you have an earlier version of Virtual DICE you should upgrade to the new version. To do that, make backup copies of whatever files you want to keep (for example, copy them to your AFS home directory – and here’s how to access AFS from Virtual DICE) then shut down and delete your Virtual DICE version, then install the new tiepolo version instead.

To find out more read the Virtual DICE help pages.

About Chris Cooke

Chris Cooke is a Computing Officer in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. He works in the Managed Platforms Unit and rides a very large bicycle.
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