SLAC has a computing facility that can be used  by members of the theory group.

See also the Confluence Wiki here.


In order to log in you need your SLAC Linux username and password.
Remember, they can be different from your SLAC Windows username and password. 


Batch System

LSF Batch System (Quick Start Guide from Livermore


Common software is available and can be loaded using so-called modules.
First, add the following paths to the MODULEPATH environment variable.


You can check which modules are available using the command

module avail

You can load for example versions of c - compiler using

module load gcc-5.4.0-gcc-4.4.7-2tpf4ki

If you add the above commands into your .bashrc file in your home directory the modules will automatically be loaded when you log in.

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