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LXPLUS service

LXPLUS (Linux Public Login User Service) is the interactive logon service to Linux for all CERN users. The cluster LXPLUS consists of public machines provided by the IT Department for interactive work.

Detailed documentation maintained by the IT Department is available here:


In order to access LXPLUS you need to request the activation of "AFS Workspaces" and of "LXPLUS and linux" for your account. This can be done on the CERN Resource Portal.