VLab 2.0: Starting a Session on a Chromebook

Launch VLab and Open a Virtual Desktop

Follow these steps to start a VLab session on a Chromebook.  This can only be done after installing the VMware Horizon Client for Android from the Chrome Web Store.

Note: Do not install the VMWare Horizon Client Chrome Extension as it is not currently compatible with LSU's Vlab.

1. Launch the Horizon Client

Chrome OS apps, horizon client highlighted


2. Enter the server address vlab2.lsu.edu when prompted, then click Connect.

vmware horizon server addition screen


3. Enter your MyLSU ID and password. Click Connect.

vmware client username and password dialog


4. Select the appropriate desktop to be brought to your virtual machine.

Vlab desktop selections

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