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Computer and Software

Computer and Software

UiO officially supports Windows, MacOSX and Linux as operating systems. 

Most of the pages on software and computer installation and usage are unfortunately not translated to English, but if you know some Norwegian, you might find them helpful. Go to the Norwegian Computer and Software pages

Need help?

Do you need help with the IT services?

Find and install software

Software Center, Macprog, Winprog

UiO Program Kiosk: use software without installing it on your computer, change display language in an application.

Supported platforms

Office 365 at the UiO

  • Free for students, faculty and staff
  • Install Word and other Office applications on up to 5 units
  • Unlimited storage on OneDrive

Saving and recovering files

Where do I save my files and other data? How can I get a file back if I have lost it or deleted it by mistake? Version control and personal Git reposotory.

UiO Dropbox

Dropbox with UiO log-in, for researchers and other UiO staff with specific needs for data availability and sharing.

G Suite at UiO

  • Use services like Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Hangouts.
  • Makes it easier to interact and to share with groups of people
  • A good storage alternative
  • Free service for researchers, employees and students at UiO