Linux at GSI
Linux at GSI
The Linux group announces operational issues over the
All owners of a
are automatically subscribed to that list.
Users of the
HPC Cluster Systems
(e.g. batch nodes and mass storage) are recommended to subscribe to the
If you have questions concerning user accounts eg.
please contact the
User Help Desk
Beforehand you may want to browse
, as well as read the "how to" documentation further down.
for IT incident announcements.
In case of operational issues open a trouble ticket by sending a mail to
Trouble-tickets should contain the following information:
Your Linux user account name.
The hostname of the computer you are using.
The error message you receive.
Possibly the command-line your are executing in a shell.
Lustre file system
- Large scale software distribution
Central login nodes lx-pool.gsi.de
User web pages and virtual web servers
Discuss your work with collaborators
People new to the Linux services in GSI should start by reading
Erste Schritte mit Linux
Access to the HPC infrastructure using interactive machines (see
) is explained in
Access the LinuxFarm from remote (SSH, VNC, X2go, X-Win32)
Where to find home-directories of other users, application software, simulation and analysis data?
What is the meaning of these
-- How to tweak your KDE, XFCE, ssh, Mozilla and relatives, keyboard. How to work with MS office documents, audio, video and graphics data
Index of all Topics
Data on Tape
Query + Retrieve old Gstore Data
Gstore Archives as
We are running
, primarily release 8 (
) at the moment. For further information on our road-map take a look at the
. Refer to the list of
for a general overview.
- Changes in Debian 10
- Changes in Debian 9
- Changes in Debian 8
- Changes in Debian 7
- How software is distributed at GSI.
Install Python module as normal user or use Virtual Environments
Change my UNIX/Linux password
Print a document
Receive and send mails
Decrease the risk of getting hacked
Access my home-directory from other platforms with Samba
Use extended file permissions (ACLs)
Restore my files from the backup with TSM
Use the version control system Git
(More options in
: Display recent changes to the Linux web
: List all Linux topics in alphabetical order. See also the faster
: Subscribe to an e-mail alert sent when something changes in the Linux web
: View access statistics of the Linux web
: Preferences of the Linux web (
has site-wide preferences)
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