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Using File Explorer on OOD

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The filesystem on Oscar can be accessed through the file explorer on this web portal. The file explorer allows you
To access the file explorer, click "Files" -> "Home Directory" at the top of the screen.
Check the documentation below for some of these services below:

Changing directories on File explorer

To access a directory, click "Change directory" and enter the path name
Do not use "~" in your directory path name. The path should start with "/users" or "/gpfs/"
  • To access your home directory, click the "Home Directory" link on the left. The path name at the top of the page should change to "/users/<username>"
  • To access your scratch directory, click the "scratch" directory in your home directory OR click "Change directory" and enter "/users/<username>/scratch"
  • To access your data directory, click the "data" directory in your home directory OR click "Change directory" and enter "/users/<username>/data"

Edit plain-text files

  1. 1.
    ​Navigate to the directory that contains the plain-text file.
  2. 2.
    Click the icon with the three dots -> Edit
  3. 3.
    The file will open in a text editor in a new tab

Download files or directories

  1. 1.
    ​Navigate to the directory that contains the file or directory.
  2. 2.
    Click the icon with the three dots -> Download
To download multiples files:
  1. 1.
    Click the check-box to the left of the file name.
  2. 2.
    Scroll to the top of the page and click "Download"
Directories are downloaded as zipped files on your computer.

Upload files or directories

  1. 1.
    ​Navigate to the directory where you need to upload the files.
  2. 2.
    Click the "Upload" button.
  3. 3.
    Follow the instructions on the screen. You can click the "Browse" buttons or drag and drop files.

Launch a terminal

  1. 1.
    ​Navigate to the directory where you would like to open the terminal
  2. 2.
    Click "Open in Terminal" at the top of the page.
  3. 3.
    A web-based terminal will open in a new tab of your browser. You will be logged into one of the login nodes.
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