How can I run graphical applications with out VNC?

In order to run graphical applications on Acropolis with out VNC you will need to open an SSH session capable of X11 forwarding. Unlike VNC your applications will not continue to run once your SSH session has ended. This method is only suitable for short running...

How do I get an account on Acropolis?

The Acropolis system is available to eligible SSCS users. The guidelines for obtaining access are the same as accessing a departmental server. Once you have an SSCS account email us at ssc-server-support@lists.uchicago.edu. Please let us know if you are working in...

How do I run Matlab from the server?

The simplest way to run MATLAB from the server is to download and install the Easy VNC program that we provide. When you open the Easy VNC program and log on to the server, you will see  MATLAB among the programs listed in the menu that appears when you click on the...

How do I run Stata from the server?

You can launch a text-based Stata session via SSH by typing:  stata, stata-mp, or stata-se . To get into the X-Window versions, you simply type xstata, xstata-mp, or xstata-se, respectively. The graphical versions may be launched from SSH if your session supports X11...

How do I access programs on the server?

The department servers used for running computational programs are. athens.uchicago.edu acropolis.uchicago.edu cronus.uchicago.edu You can access the server to run programs two ways: Running SSH – Secure Shell (SSH) is a protocol for sending and executing shell...