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Software Modules

Software Modules

Software modules allow users to load and unload specific versions of a program (e.g. gcc, spades, openmpi, etc.). The module commands (below) essentially just prepend a directory to your PATH variable.

Specify module repository

There are two main groups of modules on Charlie.
  1. 1.
    Bigelow: General purpose modules; maintained by Bigelow IT
  2. 2.
    SCGC: Available to use; maintained by SCGC
$ module use /mod/bigelow

Show available modules

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$ module avail
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--------------------- /mod/bigelow/ ---------------------
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gcc/6.2.0 null python/3.0 smrt/2.3.0
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metaBAT/0.32.4 openmpi/2.1.1 R/2.15.2 turbomole/7.1
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Load a module

$ module load R

Show loaded modules

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$ module list
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Currently Loaded Modulefiles:
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1) /R/2.15.2 2) /gcc/6.2.0
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Unload a module

module unload R
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