[THIS IS AN INTRO TO THE SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT, AND SHOULD BE REWRITTEN -TH 27/03/15]
Operating system versions, etc. (should be moved)
[ This section, and the one on how to set up 3D graphics on a node, and how to maintain modules, etc etc, should be moved to "Maintenance" or something like that ]
Explain that there are differences between "cluster nodes", "astro06-09", and "astro04"
Check what Linux distribution is currently used
At the time of writing, the installed Linux distributions are
Astro06-09: CentOS release 6.5
Astro04: CentOS release 6.6
Check the current version with
lsb_release -aand please update this page if it has changed.
Installing new software
* Through yum by the sysadmins
* under /software/astro