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lenocil [Access to other workstation disks]
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lenocil [GNU/Linux Workstations]
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 ====== GNU/Linux Workstations ====== ====== GNU/Linux Workstations ======
-The standard Lorentz Institute workstation runs the GNU/Linux operating system [[https://​getfedora.org/​en/​workstation/​|(Fedora ​27)]], 64-bit. The workstations ​+The standard Lorentz Institute workstation runs the GNU/Linux operating system [[https://​getfedora.org/​en/​workstation/​|(Fedora ​31)]], 64-bit. The workstations ​
 are configured to host a variety of scientific and non-scientific software to maximize your productivity. are configured to host a variety of scientific and non-scientific software to maximize your productivity.
 You are allowed to install and/or build packages locally (directories to which you have access), but for system-wide installations you must file a request through our [[https://​helpdesk.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/​|helpdesk]] application or via email at ''​support@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl''​. You are allowed to install and/or build packages locally (directories to which you have access), but for system-wide installations you must file a request through our [[https://​helpdesk.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/​|helpdesk]] application or via email at ''​support@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl''​.
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 ===== The home disk ===== ===== The home disk =====
 The home disk is `automounted'​ on boot.  The home disk is `automounted'​ on boot. 
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 $ df /home $ df /home
 Filesystem ​        ​1K-blocks ​      ​Used ​ Available Use% Mounted on Filesystem ​        ​1K-blocks ​      ​Used ​ Available Use% Mounted on
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
 Each user has an **__allocated quota__** on the home disk depending on their role within the Lorentz Institute. The standard quota is 4GB, nonetheless it is possible to request extra space. To check your quota settings type Each user has an **__allocated quota__** on the home disk depending on their role within the Lorentz Institute. The standard quota is 4GB, nonetheless it is possible to request extra space. To check your quota settings type
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 $ quota -s $ quota -s
 Disk quotas for user xxxxxx (uid 999x99): ​ Disk quotas for user xxxxxx (uid 999x99): ​
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                  ​12344K ​  ​4786M ​  ​4883M ​            ​279 ​      ​0 ​      ​0 ​       ​                  ​12344K ​  ​4786M ​  ​4883M ​            ​279 ​      ​0 ​      ​0 ​       ​
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-:!: TIP: Regularly check that you are below your assigned quota. Your workstation will stop working correctly if softwares cannot write temporary files in your home folder any more.+:!: Regularly check that you are below your assigned quota. Your workstation will stop working correctly if softwares cannot write temporary files in your home folder any more.
  
 To compile a list of the ten largest files in a directory execute To compile a list of the ten largest files in a directory execute
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 du -h /​home/​your_username/​some_directory | sort -rh | head du -h /​home/​your_username/​some_directory | sort -rh | head
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-Then clean up responsibly.+Then clean up responsibly. ​
  
 ==== Home disk data availability ==== ==== Home disk data availability ====
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 /​dev/​md0 ​      ​1922599800 27092644 1797821652 ​  2% /data2 /​dev/​md0 ​      ​1922599800 27092644 1797821652 ​  2% /data2
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-In most cases, but not always, /data2 is configured as the mount point of a RAID[1|5] stack, meaning that data in it have a certain level of redundancy which can protect against disk failures. Note however, that storing all  data on /data2 in RAID configuration will still not prevent data loss if all disks in the array `die', ​ your computer tower gets destroyed by a fire  or in any other disastrous event. **You are strongly encourage to keep your personal backup of any important data.**+In most cases, ​**but not always**, /data2 is configured as the mount point of a RAID[1|5] stack, meaning that data in it have a certain level of redundancy which can protect against disk failures. Note however, that storing all  data on /data2 in RAID configuration will still not prevent data loss if all disks in the array `die', ​ your computer tower gets destroyed by a fire  or in any other disastrous event. **You are strongly encourage to keep your personal backup of any important data.**
  
 To check if any of your workstation'​s disks are arranged in a RAID configuration type To check if any of your workstation'​s disks are arranged in a RAID configuration type
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 Here we only give a summary of useful commands. Here we only give a summary of useful commands.
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 # shows which environment modules are available # shows which environment modules are available
 module avail module avail
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 Should you need assistance operating your workstation,​ please do not hesitate to request help via our [[https://​helpdesk.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/​|helpdesk]] application. You can also visit our offices in the Huygens Laboratory Room 409b at any time during working hours. Should you need assistance operating your workstation,​ please do not hesitate to request help via our [[https://​helpdesk.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/​|helpdesk]] application. You can also visit our offices in the Huygens Laboratory Room 409b at any time during working hours.
    
-Comments and suggestions to improve this guide are welcome.+
  
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