Using Linux Compute Resources
Table of Contents
- Compute Resources
- Network connection
- X Windows
- riptide - graduate students only
- whirlpool - undergraduate students only
- College Wide
You will need to be connected to the Purdue network in some way.
If you are on campus you are mostly liked using a wired connection or wireless.
If you are off campus or have a Purdue network you can then move on to SSH.
If you are on a Linux host ssh is typically available.
Mac OSX host instructions.
Once you are logged into a host you will be in a Linux environment.
If you have long running jobs the screen command is very useful.
Some applications will require a GUI to run. For example, to do pre or post-processing for Abaqus you will need to bring up a GUI to create the model, mesh it, and prepare it before you run your solve/simulation.
To do this remotely you will need to have an X server running on your local host.
If you are using Linux it should already be running.
Max OSX needs a little configuration sometimes.
With Windows you will need to do a bit more.
In your ssh client you will want to have "X11 forwarding" enabled. If you are starting ssh from a command line/terminal application be sure to use the -X flag which enables X11 forwarding.
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