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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Where can I find a SSH and/or Secure FTP (SFTP) client for Windows?

NetSarang Computer, Inc. offers a SSH client (called Xshell) and a SFTP client (called Xftp) or Windows that’s free for home or school use.  You can download them and find instructions for installing them here: http://www.netsarang.com/download/free_license.html NOTE: Be sure to select the option Free for Home/School during installation. See SFTP Instructions for Windows for assistance […]

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What are the names of the remote Linux login servers?

For those wishing to run an interactive session on a Linux server (e.g. course work or preparation), please use: linuxremote1.bucknell.edu linuxremote2.bucknell.edu linuxremote3.bucknell.edu For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: Linux

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How do I submit a job to the Linux Computing Cluster?

To submit a job to the computing cluster, you need to create a script which will call your program.  Here is a sample script to run your program: #!/bin/bash # NOTE: The ‘#’ symbol is NOT a comment on the first line (above) and on the ‘PBS’ lines.  Do NOT remove the ‘#’ on these […]

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How do I access my Linux space from a Macintosh?

Linux accounts are stored on a file server called unixspace.  To access these accounts from a Mac system: Single-click on your hard drive icon (usually in the upper right corner of your desktop) From the Go menu, select Connect to Server… In the Server Address: box, type smb://unixspace/linux-username.$ (where username is your actual Bucknell username) Click […]

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How do I begin using the Linux Computing Cluster?

To use the Linux Computing Cluster, you’ll need to login to one of the following linuxremote servers using Secure Shell (SSH): linuxremote1.bucknell.edu linuxremote2.bucknell.edu linuxremote3.bucknell.edu All Bucknell faculty, staff & students have Linux accounts.  Your username is just your usual Bucknell username and your password is your typical Bucknell password (myBucknell, email, etc.). Then check out […]

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