Row of computer monitors in a U-N-L-V computer lab.

RebelApps

Students can access the software they need for class on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Remote Software

Available for Enrolled Students

Best way to get direct access to SPSS. More software to be added.

Virtual Computer Labs

Beta Experience for Enrolled Students

Connect to a virtual desktop in a computer lab to access 40+ specialized software.

Get Started

Recommended Devices

Students are encouraged to use a device with at least a 9-inch screen and physical keyboard. The VMware Horizon Client will run on a smaller device or one without a keyboard; however, using a recommended device ensures an optimal user experience.

Features

Features
Remote Applications Virtual Computer Labs
SPSS 25 & 26 only 40+ software titles
Select software direct from dashboard Find virtual labs with required software
One click access to all available seats Check each lab to find available seat
Fully tested Beta testing; anticipate bugs

Configure Device

To use the virtual applications or virtual computer labs, you will need to download the VMWare Horizon Client on your device. Then follow the step-by-step installation instructions.

Windows & Mac OS

  1. Open the VMware Horizon Client on your computer.
  2. Select Add Server.
  3. Type workspaces.unlv.edu for the connection server name. Select Connect.
  4. Use your ACE username and password to log in to RebelApps.

Note for Windows users: Windows 8 and above is highly recommended; however, Windows 7 SP1 will work.


Linux Device

  1. Open a Terminal, and type the command:
    sudo apt-get -y install python-gtk2
  2. Start the Installer with the command:
    sudo sh ./VMware-Horizon-Client-5.1.0-13956721.x64.bundle
  3. Click Install.
  4. After the installation is complete, launch the VMware Horizon Client.
  5. Select Add Server.
  6. Type workspaces.unlv.edu for the connection server name. Select Connect.
  7. Use your ACE username and password to log in to RebelApps.

iOS, Android, or ChromeOS device

  1. Open the VMware Horizon Client on your computer.
  2. Select Add Server.
  3. Type workspaces.unlv.edu for the connection server name. Select Connect.
  4. Use your ACE username and password to log in to RebelApps.

Virtual Environment

Your experience using software in a virtual environment will be different than visiting a computer lab in person. You should consider a few things if you use the remote applications or a virtual computer lab.

Save your work frequently

Save to Y: drive (UNLV network) or Z: drive (home computer)

Print PDF only option

Audio not available

Need reliable internet connection

New session each time (even if disconnected from network)

Additional Resources

Technical Support

Contact the IT Help Desk for assistance.