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The ICI-SC clusters are accessed through a command line interface. Users must be able to navigate using Linux/UNIX commands.
Here are a few basic UNIX commands that are helpful in getting started on the clusters:
Show pathname of current directory:
Make a directory:
Change directory back to home directory:
Copy a file:
cp old-filename new-filename
View a file (3 options):
Edit a file (3 options):
Delete a file:
rm -iv filename
Delete a directory (recursively1)
rm -rf directory-name
Move a file:
mv -v old-filename new-filename
Arguments to chmod command:
where ugo are user, group and other; rwx are read, write and execute
Add execute permission for yourself:
chmod u+x filename
Remove read, write and execute for group and other from a directory and its contents:
chmod -R go-rwx directory-name
Man Pages: the man command will give usage information for any UNIX command. Press space bar or enter to page through man page. Type q to quit.