How do I install a Python, R package?

It is possible to install most software in your home directory. Some packages require will require additional dependencies and configuration. Let us know if you need assistance. Python There are many versions of Python available on Acropolis. You can load a different...

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...