If you are trying to connect outside the PRBB, please follow this tutorial instead: Connecting outside PRBB

 

The first thing to do is connect to the cluster. Depending what O.S. you are using it will be different.

Windows:

Install Putty (https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html) Type in the “Host name”: [email protected] type your password and login.

Linux / MacOS:

Open a terminal and type: ssh [email protected]

 

Example:

 

 

When you login correctly, the following appears:

 

 

If you want to use programs which have a GUI (Graphical User Interface) you will need to do the following:

Windows:

Install Xming server or any other X-Window server (you will probably need to install a fonts package), run it and when you run putty, go to the left options tree-menu and check: Connection – SSH – X11 – Enable X11 forwarding.

Linux / MacOS:

Open a terminal and type: ssh -X [email protected] (its an upper-case X, lower case x does the oposite).