Regional University Computing Center

Linux Terminal Server

The two Linux terminal servers linda.rhrk.uni-kl.de and lindb.rhrk.uni-kl.de offer a standard Linux desktop (MATE) with the common Linux applications.

Both servers are Dell PowerEdge R530 Servers with identical hard- and software.

Features:

CPU

2 x Intel Xeon E5-2623 v3 3.0GHz with 8 cores each

Memory

110 Gigabyte main memory

System

Scientific Linux release 7

 


Authentification

For authentification the RHRK account is used. Your RHRK password can be changed on https://passwort.uni-kl.de.


Access

You can access the servers via:

  • SSH or X2Go (VPN connection required)
  • RDP (through gateway server rdsgate.uni-kl.de without VPN)

To set up an RDP connection from your Linux client, please follow the instructions to establish an RDP connection through the gateway server using the Linux application Remmina. If you are not using a Linux Client to set up the connection from, follow the instructions available for connecting Windows or MacOS Clients with the Windows remote desktop servers, but replace ts.uni-kl.de by linda.rhrk.uni-kl.de or lindb.rhrk.uni-kl.de.

You can change the login shell on the service portal of the RHRK under „Active Directory Attribute“.

The central printing services of the RHRK can be used.


Software

Besides freely available Linux software, there is also third party software installed. The command module avail will return the available software.

To work with module files use the command module followed by a subcommand. In the following table some subcommands are listed. To get the full list, execute module without subcommand.

Command

Action

module avail

shows software modules available

module list

shows software modules loaded

module help [module_name]

shows information about software module [module_name]

module load [module_name]

loads software module [modul_name]

module unload [module_name]

unloads software module [modul_name]

module initadd [modul_name]

[modul_name] will hereafter be loaded on login

 

Get further information executing the command module --help or man module. 

Questions?

Dr. Markus Hillenbrand

Room 34/332
Fon: 0631/205 4173

Please contact us via the ticket system

Let us now your RHRK account name.

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