The ISG operates a large number of workstations running Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. We call them Managed Workstations. You need a physics account to use them. Your files are automatically on our fileservers and backed up on a regular basis. Please also note the usage policy.
One public room is equipped with Linux workstations:
In the room HPV F 7.1 you'll find 12 computers running Linux and a wide range of applications like mail clients, word processors, TeX and scientific applications. These computers are free for public use within the usage policy while they're not being used for exercises. Xymon overview, usage and load of the students workstations.
A second room HIT F 21 exists, which is managed by ID services.
In HCI D 267 there are 40 Linux workstations managed by ID services.
You can access a complete Windows Desktop from Linux with RDP:
xfreerdp /f /bpp:24 /d:ad /v:winlogin.phys.ethz.ch /u:$USER +fonts
More rooms could be found with the rauminfo database.