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    Gene Construction Kit for Macintosh


    Gene Construction Kit allows graphic manipulation of DNA sequences and plasmid drawing options.

    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Gene Construction Kit.

    SSH Secure Shell


    SSH Secure Shell is a utility for Windows computers that allows secure FTP (SFTP) connections and SSH terminal connections to other computers and central servers.

    There are a few common problems or known bugs:

    Gene Inspector for Windows


    1. Download Gene Inspector.
    2. Right-button click the file and select to Extract All, then click Extract.
    3. Open the resulting Gene Inspector 2 folder, and then double click Setup.
    4. The computer may prompt you to allow Setup.exe to make changes. Click Yes.

    Scanning Separate Originals on a Konica Minolta


    1. Press the Fax/Scan button on the Konica Minolta device.
    2. Select the destination email address.
    3. Place first original on the glass or in the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF).
    4. On the screen, in the lower right corner, press Application.
    5. In the Application window in section B, make sure that Separate Scan is set to ON.
    6. Press the Close button.

    Dartmouth Font


    Dartmouth is updating the fonts (typefaces) that we use for branding. See for information on the fonts, and how to download them. 

    ATLAS.ti for Windows


    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run ATLAS.ti.

    Skype for Business for Mobile Devices


    Skype for Business is a program for collaborating via video conferencing and/or instant messaging.

    iOS Devices (including iPhones and iPads)

    System Requirements: iOS 4.3 or later

    Download Skype for iOS Devices

    Android Devices

    System Requirements: Android 2.3 or later

    Protect Your Computer from Malware


    To minimize the chance of your computer being infected by a virus or other type of malware, we strongly recommend you have a malware protection program installed on your computer, and that it be set to scan any floppy, CD, or file you download from the Web.

    Upper Valley Internet Service Providers


    To access the Internet from locations outside of the Dartmouth campus, you will need to contact a commercial Internet Service Provider (ISP) to investigate what kind of connection service they offer in your area and which will work best for you.

    Note: Check the agreements carefully. Some of the ISPs listed below charge a fixed fee for a certain number of connect hours, with an additional charge for extra hours. Check the web pages of these ISPs to see if the high-speed service is available in your particular area.

    Online Training with


    Lynda is a premier online learning system that provides effective online training for numerous topics at a variety of levels. The online tutorial service offers thousands of instructional videos. Hundreds of different instructors teach courses at all different levels. The tutorials are concise, easy to follow, and best of all, they're FREE for Dartmouth staff, students & faculty. Expand your knowledge and check it out. Log into with your NetID and password.


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