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 === Cluster for dummies... or really smart people who aren't used to this system yet! === === Cluster for dummies... or really smart people who aren't used to this system yet! ===
  
-The BIAC cluster is a Linux-based processor put in place to analyze any type of data.  You will work on Hugin though a terminal window by writing commands one line at a time.  In order to set up access to Hugin on your computer, you need to be behind the DHE firewall. ​ Being at BIAC or on the "​Clubs"​ wireless network puts you behind this firewall.+The BIAC cluster is a Linux-based processor put in place to analyze any type of data.  You will work on the cluster ​though a terminal window by writing commands one line at a time.  In order to set up access to the cluster ​on your computer, you need to be behind the DHE firewall. ​ Being at BIAC or on the "​Clubs"​ wireless network puts you behind this firewall.
                                
 To connect to the cluster, you will need [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​X_Window_System|X-Windows]] software. On BIAC computers X-Win32 comes standard, but it can also be downloaded from [[http://​oit.duke.edu/​comp-print/​software/​index.php|OIT’s software website]] (click “Browse and order software”). To connect to the cluster, you will need [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​X_Window_System|X-Windows]] software. On BIAC computers X-Win32 comes standard, but it can also be downloaded from [[http://​oit.duke.edu/​comp-print/​software/​index.php|OIT’s software website]] (click “Browse and order software”).
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 == EXTRA TIPS == == EXTRA TIPS ==
   * Blue “directories” are equivalent to folders, “cd”ing is like double clicking on the folder   * Blue “directories” are equivalent to folders, “cd”ing is like double clicking on the folder
-  * If you command line is gone in Hugin, as in you don’t have the prompt to type something, make sure nothing is open in gedit (for example batchMakeFSL_Data is open using gedit – click out), click ctrl+c+  * If you command line is gone in the cluster, as in you don’t have the prompt to type something, make sure nothing is open in gedit (for example batchMakeFSL_Data is open using gedit – click out), click ctrl+c
   * In order to avoid this, follow commands with an &   * In order to avoid this, follow commands with an &
   * Hit the up arrow in order to go to the previous written command   * Hit the up arrow in order to go to the previous written command
biac/cluster.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/11 21:25 by cmp12