The cluster makes use of a module environment for managing software packages where it is important to provide users with several different versions. The module environment makes it easy to configure your software versions quickly and conveniently.

To see the various options available, type


To list currently loaded modules and versions:

module list 

Currently Loaded Modulefiles:   
1) gcc/4.8.1       
2) mpich2_eth/1.5   
3) cuda/5.5         
4) cmake/

To list all available modules that can be loaded:

module avail

To add a new module, use module add:

module add cuda/5.5

The number that comes after the module name followed by a slash is the version number of the software. More information about available modules can be obtained with themodule show command:

module show cuda/5.5 

module-whatis   cuda 
module-whatis   Version: 5.5 
beta module-whatis   Description: cuda toolkit 
prepend-path     PATH /usr/local/cuda-5.5/bin 
prepend-path     LD_LIBRARY_PATH /usr/local/cuda-5.5/lib:/opt/cuda-5.5/lib64 

Requesting installation of additional software

Please submit a request to or use this form.