Department Approved Laptops

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In order to successfully complete work in computer science courses at Allegheny College, students will need a laptop capable of running docker. Compatible laptops must run one of the following operating systems: Linux; macOS 10.13 or newer; or Windows 10 64-bit Pro, Enterprise, or Education. See the sections below for more details.

Linux

Any 64-bit version of a recently released Linux distribution should work. See the official documentation for a full list of supported platforms.

Mac

  • Any Mac hardware released in 2010 or later
  • macOS version 10.13 or newer, it is recommended to run the latest release
  • At least 4 GB of RAM

See the official documentation for specific details.

Windows

  • Windows 10 64-bit Pro, Enterprise, or Education
  • Windows 10 Home is not compatible!
  • At least 4 GB of RAM

See the official documentation for specific details.