Various Software related to the Discovery Cluster.



Introduction to Spack

Spack is a package manager for supercomputers, Linux, and macOS. It makes installing scientific software easy.

Anaconda Virtual Environments

Creating and managing virtual environments with anaconda on Discovery.

Jupyter Notebook

Running Jupyter Notebook on Discovery.


Running MatLab on Discovery.

Module Environments and Commands

Modules are used to connect to different software packages to run your scripts.


OpenSSH is the premier connectivity tool for remote login/file transfers with the SSH protocol.


PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application.


Tmux is a terminal multiplexer for Unix-based operating systems.


WinSCP is a free and open-source SFTP and FTP client software that has a Graphical User Interface (GUI) which supports file management between local machine and remote system for Windows users.

X11 Forwarding

X11 forwarding is a software that allows for the access of graphical Linux programs remotely through an SSH client.