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Thu, 14 Oct



Linux for HPC

Linux for HPC
Linux for HPC

Time & Location

14 Oct 2021, 09:00 – 13:00


About the Event

Topics covered

This course will give a more detailed and HPC oriented summary of the basic command line related issues in Linux:

  • Linux shell: features, customizing, environment variables, aliasing
  • Remote GUI connection: transferring files, displaying graphics
  • Short intro to Linux scripting
  • Creating sample PBS scripts for VSC
  • Installing applications: package manager concept, manual installations
  • This course provides several hands-on sessions
Target audience

This course is primarily targeted at current VSC-users.

Previous knowledge

Having a basic knowledge of Linux is expected (if not please follow first the Linux-introduction course). Users should already have a VSC account (and  should have followed HPC introduction or should have the equivalent knowledge).

  • Getting familiar with shells (mainly bash)
  • Working with i/o files
  • Customizing the shell for particular needs
  • Being able to get the necessary account/job information
  • Getting familiar with NX GUI software
  • Writing a sample PBS script for VSC
  • Installing applications as a user

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