Graduate Computing Resources

Last modified: Jan 4, 2019


  • During Winter Break 2019, until the start of Spring 2019 semester, Grad machines will be inaccessible at times due to software upgrade.
  • If you have issue connecting to CS machines, make sure to check if your IP is blocked and how to get around the block.
  • Please be aware that CS Linux machines have enforced limitation to prevent abuse and runaway processes.
  • Dropbox  No longer works due to new requirement of glibc 2.19 or higher and ext4 file system as of Oct 15 2018. Use Scarletmail Google Drive. You have unlimited space there instead of 2GB from Dropbox.
  • See Grad Machine Status to find the best machines to use.
  • If you are using python, please follow Using Python on CS Linux machines instruction or many modules wont load properly.
  • If you are doing big data with Hadoop, Please see CS Hadoop Cluster information page
  • Announcing a new 100GB disk space available for every user and can be accessed at /common/users/your_netid. See  Storage and Technology Options for more info. (July 30, 2018)
  • For those users who use emacs on x2go, please use: emacs-23.1 to avoid compatibility issue.
  • All Grad machines have been updated to the most recent security update (Jan 15, 2018).
  • There are reports that some people have Keyring issue. Try to use your NetID password to unlock it. If you continue to have problem,  follow this QuickFix to Gnome Keyring Password instruction.
  • If you are new to CS Resources, see Beginners info

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