Linux server

This page details the Linux server at Sussex which is a Dell PowerEdge 720 machine.

Technical details and further information


  • name: boole (Named after mathematician)
  • PowerEdge R720
  • OS: CentOS 7 (x86_64)
  • RAM: 128Gb
  • Processors: Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 (10 Cores) x 2

Exceed onDemand (EoD) server has been installed on the Linux server and will open up the world of X-windows to Windows users. Our tests have shown it to be remarkably fast.

For information on how to access software through Exceed onDemand please refer to this FAQ.

For more information on Putty, please see the software guide.

More information about Exceed onDemand


For Exceed, change the host/server name to:

For Putty, change the host/server name to:

Updated on 27 April 2021