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Connecting from Mac/OSX

Connecting from Mac/OSX

If you are connecting to HPC2N from a Mac, you have a number of options, aside from the built in SSH client Terminal. Several exists, both commercial and free. Here are some of the more common ones:

  • ssh (built-in in Terminal)
  • iTerm2

If you want to be able to open graphical displays (say for opening the Matlab graphical interface), you need an X11 server. It is not installed as standard on Mac, but you can get it by installing XQuartz.

Installing software with EasyBuild as a user

  • Posted on: 14 March 2017
  • By: bbrydsoe

Installing software modules with EasyBuild as a user

NOTE: If you have read the official EasyBuild instructions there will have been mention of a configuration file. When installing software as a user, you do NOT need an EasyBuild configuration file, and it can even cause problems to have one.

This guide will let you install software (and create a module for easy loading) to your $HOME/Public directory, under a subdirectory called easybuild.

Connecting from Windows

Connecting from Windows

If you are connecting to HPC2N from a Windows system, you need to install an ssh client to connect. Several exists, both commercial and free. Here are some of the more common ones:

If you want to be able to open graphical displays (say for opening the Matlab graphical interface), you need an X11 server. These are commonly used:

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Updated: 2017-12-15, 10:08