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-====== ​Environment ​Modules ======+====== ​Software ​Modules ======
  
-[[http://​modules.sourceforge.net|Environment ​Modules]] ​are designed ​to manage custom package installations. ​ Software in our department is all installed to a network filesystem mounted over NFS where each package available is installed to it's own directory This allows us to manage ​a wide range of software across ​different Linux distributions without users having ​to deal with any configuration.  We can include ​different versions of software, letting users choose which they want to use+[[http://​modules.sourceforge.net|Software ​Modules]] ​make it easy for you to use software installed on our Linux systemsWe provide ​a wide range of software across ​all our servers so that you don't have to install software on your own.  We also offer different versions of software, letting users choose which they want to use.
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-===== Available Modules ===== +
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-Please see [[linux_modules:​start|Available Modules]] for a listing of available software.+
  
 ===== Using Modules ===== ===== Using Modules =====
  
-On any Linux system in our department, you can run ''​%%module avail%%'' ​from your shell to get a list of available software.+Type ''​%%module avail%%''​ to get a list of available software.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-After deciding what software you want to use, load the package ​using''​%%module load%%''​. ​ Now the software is ready to use.+Load the software module ​using''​%%module load%%''​. ​ Now the software is ready to use.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-After loading several modules in your session, ​''​%%module list%%''​ will show what modules have been loaded.+''​%%module list%%''​ will show what modules ​you have loaded.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-''​%%module display%%''​ will show specific information about the environment variables ​that will be modified ​by a module.+''​%%module display%%''​ will show specific information about the environment variables ​setup by a module.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-You can ''​%%switch%%''​, changing ​one version of software for another, or ''​%%unload%%''​ modules when you are done or no longer want this software.+Use ''​%%module ​switch%%'' ​to change ​one version of software for another ​and ''​%%module ​unload%%'' ​to unload ​modules when you are done or no longer want this software.
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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