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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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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