Go to the MobaXterm website here. Click on the "MobaXterm Home Edition v11.1 (Home Installer Edition)" button. After it finishes downloading, click on the zip file button.
Extract the files, and double click on the installer.
Follow the setup wizard. To open MobaX, go to the start search bar, and start typing "MobaXterm".
To begin, first download the XQuartz installer here.
Go to your downloads and open the installer.
Run the installer. (If using a USD computer, an administrative username/password may be needed for this step.)
Select a download button, based on your computer's operating system. Click on the downloaded file.
Follow the installation wizard
Open Cyberduck using the search bar
Go to https://www.putty.org/
Click the link "here" to go to the download page.
Select the 32-bit installer link to download the PuTTY installer. When the download is complete, click on the button in the bottom left corner of the browser to open the installer.
Install PuTTY with the installer
A README file will pop up. You may ignore it for now while following this tutorial, but you may find the information useful when using PuTTY on your own.
Open a PuTTY window
To run VNC, you will need TigerVNC Viewer, available here. Download the 64-bit version, shown below.
Click on the installed file, and follow the download wizard.
Log in to Lawrence using MobaX or another terminal.
[user.name@ ~]$ ssh User.Name@Lawrence.usd.eduWarning: Permanently added 'lawrence.usd.edu' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.User.Name@Lawrence.usd.edu's password:Last login: Wed Jan 9 13:14:19 2019 from 188.8.131.52Welcome to the Lawrence Supercomputer at the University of South Dakota!......[email@example.com@login ~]$
A VNC password needs to be set up (this only needs to be done once). Make sure you use vncpasswd, not vncpassword.
[firstname.lastname@example.org@login ~]$ vncpasswdPassword:Verify:
It may ask "Would you like to enter a view-only password (y/n)?" The usual response is "n".