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Software for Staff

A computer purchased with the Windows Operating System through the UL Procurement Office comes with pre-installed software.  This is known as "A Standard UL Supported Image".

Before installing any additional UL licensed software we recommend you consult the IT Install Software Checklist.

Information on Software Available


Office 2016 - Learn More

Endnote

  • Endnote is the standard UL software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install Endnote go to Start\Programs\Install Software\ and right click on Endnote X7 and select Run as administrator.
  • For home or non-standard machine please refer to Software available for home PC​

SPSS

  • SPSS is the standard UL software tool for statistical analysis of data.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install SPSS go to Start\Programs\Install Software.
  • There are two versions of OS, you will need to determine which one you need by knowing the OS version you are running on your machine, please refer to the Install Software Checklist.
  • For home or non-standard machine please refer to Software available for home PC
  • If you are installing SPSS in a UL supported laptop you need to install the software as if it was a home laptop .  If SPSS is installed on a laptop from Start\Programs\Install Software the program will not run when you have the laptop off the UL network. Refer to Software available for home PC to get SPSS installed on a UL Laptop.​

NVivo

  • NVivo is the standard UL software tool for qualitative and mixed methods research.
  • On a standard UL built machine to install NVivo go to Start\Programs\Install Software\NVivo 11

MATLAB

  • MATLAB is a fourth-generation programming language and numerical analysis environment
  • On a standard UL built machine to install SPSS go to Start\Programs\Install Software.
  • There are two versions of OS, you will need to determine which one you need by knowing the OS version you are running on your machine, please refer to the Install Software Checklist.​

FortiClient

  • Forticlient is the standard VPN client software that is needed to connect to the UL network from home.  You need this software to use Management and Administration software from home (Agresso, CORE)
  • Instructions to install FortiClient - Accessing UL IT from home.   For further help contact the Service Desk 

Endnote

  • The latest version of Endnote can be borrowed from short loans in the library. The install instructions are on the CD or the USB key for this software.​

SPSS

MATLAB

  • To install MATLAB on a home PC or UL laptop that you will be using MATLAB outside of the UL network you need to email the servicedesk@ul.ie and request a single license code .  You will get the license code emailed to you and instructions on how to download and install this software.

Microsoft Office 2016

SSL-VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a way to provide a secure connection between remote users and internal network resources. The UL SSL-VPN service can provide RDP access to your internal machine and additional services.

Windows: (Windows 10, 8 & 7)
Install Instructions: www.ul.ie/secure -  Connect to UL Secure
Install File: http://www3.ul.ie/secure/FortiClientOnlineInstaller.exe

Mac: (Mountain Lion or Later)
Install Instructions: http://www3.ul.ie/secure/macremotelogin.pdf
Install File: http://www3.ul.ie/secure/macremoteclient.dmg (mac OSX v10.8 Mountain Lion or higher)

Linux
Install File: http://www3.ul.ie/secure/forticlientsslvpn_linux_4.4.2303.tar.gz

IT SERVICE REQUIREMENT ISSUES
Email Browser  
SULIS Browser  
UL Web Site Browser  
SI Portal Browser  
Core Portal SSLVPN and Browser  
Sharepoint Browser  
Library Database EZ Proxy  
Remote Access to your PC SSLVPN and Browser  
Agresso* SSLVPN and Browser IE Access
ULRIS (Research Informations System) SSLVPN and Browser  
Log an IT call SSLVPN and Browser  

* Please note you may be prompted for your UL username and password, please input ul\firstname.lastname as your username.

Accessing Agresso using Internet Explorer  - WORKAROUND
  • In Internet Explorer, go to Tools, Internet Options and then click on the Security Tab 
  • Underneath Trusted Site, click Custom Level 
  • In the Security Settings - Trusted Sites Zone, scroll down to User Authentication and select 'Prompt for user name and password
  • Click OK until you exit.
At your next logon to Agresso you will be prompted for your UL username and password to access Agresso. This will be in the form of UL\firstname.lastname.
  • For non UL licensed software that you require such as Visio, Adobe Professional etc. please contact Micromail.  Micromail is our preferred software supplier for educational software.
  • Email:info@micromail.ie
    • Cork Contact No. :021 4515590

Software installed on LAB PC’s and Teaching Spaces

Software on ITD build

Office 2016 - Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Outlook, Skype for Business
Microsoft Project
Adobe Reader
Jave8
Kaspersky Virus Scan
Audacity – FFm peg, LAME
VLC
QuickTime 7
Flashplayer
Shockwave
Windows Media Centre
Realplayer 16
Win 7 codecs
Cute PDF writer

Sometimes you may need to transmit a file larger than the email limits to a colleague in another institution. Some of the free services enable you to do this (such as Live Messenger) but even these services have limits on the size of file you may send (50mb for Live Messenger).  HEAnet (the national network provider) has a service that enables you transmit very large files https://filesender.heanet.ie/