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announce:winter-2021 [2021/01/04 17:00]
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Hans [Winter Quarter 2021 Announcements]
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 +===== Winter Quarter 2021 Announcements =====
  
 +==== Updated Software ====
 +
 +The following packages have been updated in the [[software:​software_library|ICS Software Library]] for Winter Quarter
 +
 +  * matlab/​R2020b
 +  * clang (pending)
 +  * gcc (pending) ​
 +  * slurm (pending)
 +
 +
 +==== Instructional Sudo Usage ====
 +
 +
 +The Computing Support group receives a large number of sudoers alerts throughout the quarter. ​ Many of these are regarding software installations. ​ So we would take a a moment to point out a few resources available on ICS managed systems .
 +
 +=== Python ​ === 
 +
 +== Personal Package Instllation ==
 +
 +Any user on an ICS managed system is allowed to install Python and Python3 packages into their own home directory using by applying the --user switch to the pip intall command:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +  pip install --user package_name
 +</​code>​
 +<​code>​
 +  pip3 install --user package_name
 +</​code>​
 +
 +You may list the currently installed pip packages by running `pip list` or `pip3 list`.
 +
 +== Pre-installed Python Modules ===
 +
 +There are several versions of both Python and Anaconda software packages available on ICS managed systems.
 +
 +You can list the avaialble Python and Anaconda packages using the `module list` command:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +module list python
 +</​code>​
 +<​code>​
 +module list anaconda3
 +</​code>​
 +
 +The respective programs can be added to your environment by using `module load` command:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +module load anaconda3/​2020.11
 +</​code>​
 +
 +<​code>​
 +module load python
 +</​code>​
 +
 +=== Software Package Installation ===
 +
 +Users cannot installed additional RPM or DEB packages on ICS managed systems.  ​
 +
 +If you are an undergraduate and you would like a software package installed for instruction,​ please work with your instructor to make a request to helpdesk.
 +
 +If you are a graduate student and would like a software package installed for your research, please send an email to helpdesk@ics.uci.edu.
 +
 +
 + ​[[commands:​modules|Click here for more infromation regarding modules.]]
 +
 +
 +=== Snapshots ===
 +
 +[[accounts:​snapshots|Snapshots]] are located in your ICS home directory under the folder ~/​.snapshot. ​ These folders are read-only and cannot be deleted. ​ These folder store backup copies of your home directory for the past 28 days.  These folders are not included when calculating your disk quota. ​ Users are not allowed to remove them.
 +
 +Please see [[accounts:​snapshots|Snapshots]] for more information regarding snapshots.
 +
 +
 +
 +==== Jupyterlab @ ICS  and Jupyter Notebooks for Instruction ​ ====
 +
 +ICS Computing Support is excited to announce [[virtual_environments:​jupyterhub|Jupyterub@ICS]]. ​ The [[https://​hub.ics.uci.edu|ICS hub]] turns any web browser into a **Linux Terminal** AND offers several web-based apps, including a console, **Rstudio**,​ **XDesktop**,​ and **VSCode**.
 +
 +[[https://​hub.ics.uci.edu|{{:​virtual_environments:​jupyter.jpg?​400|}}]]
 +
 +===A personalized docker container===
 +  * Runing Ubuntu 20.04
 +  * Based on 
 +  * **Persistant Data*** ​
 +    * User's ICS home directory mounted
 +    * Synchornized to openlab directories. ​
 +  * IDE's
 +    * VSCode
 +    * Rstudio
 +  * Notebooks
 +    * Python
 +    * JavaScript
 +    * Julia 
 +    * R
 +  * CLI Tools
 +    * gcc/g++ and debugger
 +    * python3
 +    * R
 +    * Java
 +  * GIT Integration tools
 +  * X Server
 +
 +[[https://​hub.ics.uci.edu|Connect to the ICS Jupyterhub Portal]]
 +
 +[[virtual_environments:​jupyterhub|Follow the project here]]
 +
 +   
 **Last Quarter** ​ **Last Quarter** ​
   * [[:​announce:​fall-2020|Fall Quarter 2020 Announcements]]   * [[:​announce:​fall-2020|Fall Quarter 2020 Announcements]]
   * [[:​projects:​maint-fall-2020|Fall Quarter 2020 Maintenance Schedule]]   * [[:​projects:​maint-fall-2020|Fall Quarter 2020 Maintenance Schedule]]
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