XSEDE: Customizing Your Computing Environment

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Available to:

  • Faculty and Staff
  • Grad Students
  • Undergrads


A default computing environment for each of your allocated resources is automatically set up for you when your XSEDE account is created. It provides access to the default compilers, directories, and software you will need to use XSEDE resources efficiently. Eventually, you may find that the default environment doesn't meet your specific usage requirements. When that happens, you may customize your environment by configuring various settings and creating shortcuts for accomplishing tasks you perform regularly.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to customize your XSEDE computing environment using UNIX commands and the Modules package.

Note: This course was previously offered on CI-Tutor.


There is no cost associated with this resource.

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