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Preparing your Mac for X

Logging in - the easy, primitive way

Using SSH tunneling for login and file transfer

Logging out  

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To log in you will use the program ssh from a terminal window. If you are unfamiliar with the command line interface this may seem daunting - relax, it's easy and vastly more powerful than point-and-click. We have a basic tutorial here.

If you wish to use any software with a graphical interface, your Mac or Linux workstation must be configured to handle remote windows. This is a standard feature of Linux, but Mac users will first need to download and install an X server such as XQuartz.

 For easier access and to transfer files between your workstation and the clusters, you will eventually want to set up SSH tunneling

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This page is retained from an earlier version of the HPC wiki only for reference.