UW-Physics Operating System Support

The UW-Physics IT staff supports certain software and services on the following operating systems:

  • Centos 7 or newer
  • Debian/Ubuntu
  • MacOS-X 10.11 or newer
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10

Known Issues With Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11)

  • If you are using the Department backup system for your computer, the backup client will need to be reinstalled after upgrading to 10.11.
  • Office 2016 was not able to save files to AFS, but this was fixed in v0.106 of the AiriStor AFS client.

Contact help@physics.wisc.edu for more information. Note that you must send mail from a .edu, cern.ch, or desy.de mail account.