Nov 24, 2017

Cluster Documentation

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X2go

The old NX service is replaced with x2go. For using graphically intensive applications like Matlab, Maple etc from home, please use x2go instead of X11 tunneling over ssh.

  • Please download the x2go client from here
  • Note - Windows 8 users should set the x2go client in Windows 7 compatibility mode
  • Connect to cluster-nx.mathstat.dal.ca as shown below -
Connection Configuration

  • Disable sound and printing support -
Disable Sound

  • Choose the menu of published applications -
Click on the Menu

  • Choose the appropriate item from the menu -
Click on the item

  • Please open a terminal and type qrsh to get an interactive session to the least loaded node. With the new interactive session to the node, software like Matlab, Maple etc can be started.

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