How do I setup web pages on the Engineering/Linux web server?

Setting up web pages on the Engineering web server involves logging into a Linux system, creating the necessary directory, and changing some permissions on the files and directories you create so that the web server can access your web documents.  Here are the steps you need to follow. Login to a Linux server (such as […]

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How can I install Matlab on my computer?

Faculty & Staff University Owned Computer Install Faculty & staff have two options for installing Matlab on their university owned computer. Matlab network installer – This is an automated installer that requires the user to be connected to the Bucknell network, either directly or via the VPN, to run Matlab. This process is recommended for […]

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Full Support Linux Software

Full Support Library & IT provides full support for software that is widely used across campus. We encourage faculty, staff and students to utilize this software whenever possible. Library & IT’s goal is to provide in-depth information about these applications and will strive to find solutions to technical problems that may arise in their use. […]

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Functional Support Linux Software

Functional Support Functional Support includes software for which there is a smaller user base on campus. Library & IT will provide installation and technical support and familiarity with the software. Library & IT will attempt to resolve all problems not requiring discipline-specific knowledge. If we cannot provide the assistance needed we will direct you to […]

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How do I cancel/delete a job I submitted to the LInux Computing Cluster?

First, retrieve the JOBID for the job you wish to cancel.  See the article regarding how to check the status of a job for more information.  Then, cancel the job using the qdel command: qdel JOBID (where JOBID is some number like 245). For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. […]

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How do I check the status of a job I submitted to the Linux Computing Cluster?

There are two commands to view the status of jobs running on the cluster, qstat and showq.  Here are the commands and some sample output: [student@linuxremote1 ~/cluster]$ qstat Job id                 Name          User        Time Use S Queue ————————- —————- ———– ——– – —– 103372.clusterhead     helloworld    student         0 R fairshare 103373.clusterhead […]

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How many jobs can I submit to the Linux Computing Cluster at one time?

You can submit as many jobs as you like.  However, how many will begin running depends on your current cluster usage and the usage of others.  The cluster attempts to fairly share the resources available among all users, and will start and/or suspend people’s jobs depending on usage statistics. For additional information or assistance, please […]

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How do I use Xshell on a Windows system to access a Linux server?

Download and install Xshell, a SSH (Secure Shell) client. This article describes how to get Xshell. Once you get Xshell installed, click on the icon in the Start menu to start the Xshell application. Click the Close button in the Sessions window that appears. In Xshell, enter the following at the Xshell:\> prompt: ssh username@servername where username […]

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