Unix: ne Editor
Description: General Introduction The ne editor (short for “nice editor”) is a full-screen editor available for Unix systems. It was developed by Sebastiano Vigna of the University of Milan, Italy, to provide a friendly alternative to vi , another well-known Unix editor. Thus, ne was designed to be both user friendly and powerful. It provides the […]
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VCL Frequently Asked Questions
Description: Basic Information Help Procedures for the VCL Reservations What if I need more time on my current reservation? What if I need more time on my reservation than the VCL allows? How do I turn on/off email notifications for reservations? Files and Data How can I copy files between my PC and my VCL session? […]
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Making a Reservation for an Image in the VCL
Description: Making a Reservation 1. Go to the VCL Home page. 2. If you are not already authenticated, you will be presented with a login screen. Select your affiliation and proceed to login. 3. Click the ‘Reservation’ link. 4. Click the New Reservation button. 5. Based on your level of access, you will be presented with […]
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Grant Access to an Image in the VCL
Description: Overview Once you have created a new image, there are a few things you have to do to allow other people to use it. If you don’t have access to do any of the following steps, you will need to get a VCL administrator to do them for you. When you create a new image, […]
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LSF (Load Sharing Facility)
Description: Table of Contents Overview Learn more Additional help Overview We use LSF (Load Sharing Facility) from Platform Computing, Inc. for job management. It helps us balance the workload on our central computational servers while giving you access to the software and hardware you need to get your work done regardless of where you are logged […]
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LSF – Monitoring and Controlling Jobs
Description:   Table of contents Overview bjobs bhist bhosts bpeek bkill bstop bresume Additional help Overview With LSF a number of commands are at your disposal to control the job status and monitor the progress of your submitted jobs. Below are some of the most useful LSF commands. To learn more about any of the commands […]
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Basic Information about Images in the VCL
Description: Creation To create an image, you start by using a base image or another existing image as your “base”, install whatever applications or make whatever changes you want, then save it as a new image. You can also make updates to images that you’ve created, and save that as a new version of that image. […]
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Gaussian: Tutorial on Water Single Point Energy and Scripts
Description: Introduction You can use a script to create and save a Gaussian file based on restricted Hartree-Fock calculations on a 6-31G(d) basis set for water single point energy. Tutorial Steps Use your favorite editor to create a script file with the following lines and save the file as “spe_hf_6-31g-3”. Water molecule is described in the […]
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Modules Approach to Software Management
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Initialization on Longleaf More Module commands on Longleaf Initialization on KillDevil More Module commands on KillDevil Introduction For Longleaf and KillDevil we have implemented “modules” utility to manage the user environment for different software versions. The distinct advantage of the modules approach is that the user is no longer required to […]
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Mathematical and Statistical Application – Matlab – Introduction to Matlab
Description: Table of Contents What is MATLAB? Getting started Mathematical functions Matrix generation Matrices and array operations Reading and writing data files Basic plotting Introduction to programming in MATLAB Additional help What is MATLAB? The name MATLAB stands for MATrix LABoratory. MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming environment. […]
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