Office of Information Technology

Genuse

General Use Linux Machines

The Genuse computing environment is a shared Linux compute environment for instruction and research by Lyle faculty and students. Lyle Genuse services are currently available to Lyle School of Engineering faculty and students for designated course and research work.


Getting Started

If you are interested in using Genuse, you will need to obtain a Genuse account. Simply send an email request to help@smu.edu with Lyle Genuse Account in the subject line.

 

General Use Linux Machines

Hostname Make/Model Processor RAM
genuse55 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse54 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse53 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse52 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse51 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse50 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse49 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse48 HP DL380 Dual 14 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 380GB
genuse47 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse46 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse45 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse44 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse43 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse42 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse41 Dell R730 Dual 12 Core Intel Xeon@2.6GHz 320GB
genuse40 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse39 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse38 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse37 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse36 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse35 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse34 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse33 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse32 Dell R720 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.5GHz 252GB
genuse31 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB
genuse30 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB
genuse29 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB
genuse28 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB
genuse27 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB
genuse26 Dell R710 Dual Six Core Intel Xeon@3.4GHz 192GB

Note to remote users: 
Add the domain lyle.smu.edu to these hostnames for a FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name).
For example: genuse55.lyle.smu.edu

Operating Systems

CentOS Linux OS used on General Use LInux Servers

Available Softwares

Special Use Programs
VLSI tools
Drawing Utilities
Mathematical/Engineering Tools
Graphing Utilities
Spreadsheets
Color Maps
Utilities
Picture/Icon Viewers
Usenet News Readers
Web Browsers
Mail Readers
Window Managers
Text Holders
Compilers/Debuggers
Text Previewers
Formatters/Spelling tools
Editors

Special Use Programs
  • ANSYS Mechanical :  Structural Simulation
    • Usage: ansys or runwb2
    • Platform: Linux and Windows
    • URL: https://www.ansys.com/
VLSI tools
Drawing Utilities
Mathematical/Engineering Tools
  • matlab : A tool for doing numerical computations with matrices and vectors.
  • ampl : A comprehensive, powerful and flexible algebraic modeling language for the linear, nonlinear and integer programming problems often encountered in optimization.
  • gams - General Algebraic Modeling System : GAMS is a modeling system for mathematical optimization problems, both linear, non-linear and mixed-integer.
  • cplex : Mathematical Programming Optimizers
  • bc : An arbitrary precision calculator language
    • Usage: bc [ -lws ] [ file ... ]
    • Platform: All
  • xcalc : Scientific calculator for X
    • Usage: xcalc
    • Platform: All
  • R : A language for data analysis and graphics
Graphing Utilities
Color Maps
  • xstdcmap : X standard color map utility
    • Usage: xstdcmap
    • Platform: All
Utilities
  • xwd : Dumps a copy of an X window into a file
  • xwininfo : A window information utility for X
  • man : Manual page viewer
    • Usage: man [command]
    • Platform: All
  • xmag : Magnify parts of the screen
  • xmodmap : Utility for modifying keymaps and pointer button mappings in X
  • xev : Print contents of X events
    • Usage: xev [-display displayname] [-geometry geom] [-bw pixels] [-bs {NotUseful,WhenMapped,Always}] [-id windowid] [-s] [-name string] [-rv]
    • Platform: Linux
    • URL: http://www.xfree86.org/current/xev.1.html
  • zip : A file compression utility for for .zip
    • Usage: zip [-options] [-b path] [-t mmddyyyy] [-n suffixes] [zipfile list] [-xi list]
    • Platform: All
  • unzip : A file expansion utility for .zip
    • Usage: unzip [-Z] [-opts[modifiers]] file[.zip] [list] [-x xlist] [-d exdir]
    • Platform: All
  • gzip : A file compression utility for .gz
    • Usage: gzip [-cdfhlLnNrtvV19] [-S suffix] [file ...]
    • Platform: All
  • gunzip : A file expansion utility for .gz
    • Usage: gunzip [-cdfhlLnNrtvV19] [-S suffix] [file ...]
    • Platform: All
  • bzip2 : A file compression utility for .bz2
  • bunzip2 : A file expansion utility for .bz2
  • tar : The tar archiving utility
    • Usage: tar [ - ] A --catenate --concatenate | c --create | d --diff --compare | --delete | r --append | t --list | u --update | x --extract --get [ options ] pathname [ pathname ... ]
    • Platform: All
Picture/Icon Viewers
  • bitmap : Bitmap editor and converter
    • Usage: bitmap
    • Platform: All
  • xwud : Image displayer for file dumped by command xwd
Web Browsers
Mail Readers
Window Managers
  • ICEwm : a stacking window manager for the X Window System 
    • Usage: icewm
    • Platform: linux
    • URL:
  • Twm (Tab Window Manager) : Twm (Tab Window Manager, or sometimes Tom's Window Manager, after the principal author Tom LaStrange) provides titlebars, shaped windows, several forms of icon management, user-defined macro functions, click-to-type and pointer-driven keyboard focus, and user-specified key and pointer button bindings.

Text Holders

 

Compilers/Debuggers
  • GCC : GNU C compiler
  • G++ : GNU C++ compiler
  • CC : Vendor C compiler
    • Usage: cc
    • Platform: All
  • CXX : DEC C++ compiler
    • Usage: cxx
    • Platform: linux
  • F77 : Fortran compiler
    • Usage: f77
    • Platform: Linux
  • G77 : Gnu Fortran compiler
  • Prolog : Prolog Development System
    • Usage: prolog
    • Platform: Linux only
  • GDB: The GNU Project Debugger : GDB, the GNU Project debugger, allows you to see what is going on `inside' another program while it executes -- or what another program was doing at the moment it crashed.
  • DDD - Data Display Debugger : GNU DDD is a graphical front-end for command-line debuggers such as GDB, DBX, WDB, Ladebug, JDB, XDB, the Perl debugger, the bash debugger, or the Python debugger
  • GNU Common Lisp : An implementation of Common Lisp
  • eclipse : Eclipse is an open source community whose projects are focused on providing an extensible development platform and application frameworks for building software.
Text Previewers
Formatters/Spelling tools
Editors

Tutorials

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