The available devices are used, still working laptops which we receive as a donation. We prepare the devices before delivery so that you can get started with your work.
The open-source operating system Ubuntu and basic application software are installed on each device. On our website, you will find installation instructions and tips for using the devices.
If necessary, you can change the operating system and application software. In this case, please refer to the software offers for students on the website of the University Computer Centre.
To personalize the device, you will be asked to enter a user name and password after switching on. Please make a note of your entries. Unfortunately, we can only help you to a very limited extent to recover forgotten user data.
The device remains the property of the Friedrich Schiller University, please handle it with care. It will be handed over to you for use free of charge for one semester and must be returned at the end of this period. The loan period can be extend every semester until the end of your studies.
If you no longer need the device, you can return it at any time. Please contact us by email. After returning the device, personal data will be deleted and the device will be refurbished again so that it is available for other students.
The user regulations of the Thuringian State and University Library (ThULB) apply.