By using Linux on your own computer you can more quickly incorporate what you learn into your own research. Before the first class, please ensure you have done the following…
You will need to have either a MAC laptop or a laptop running Windows 10 (Anniversary Update or higher) or a Linux laptop. We will no longer be supporting PC laptops running Windows versions less than 10. If you don't have a MAC, Windows10, or Linux laptop, please obtain one. There are laptops available for rental through the Morgan Library. Your graduate program or your lab may have laptops to borrow.
The computer should be a laptop. A tablet-only or iPad is not going to cut it.
You will need…
Everyone will need to install a text editor for writing and modifying plain text files. We recommend BBEdit for Mac and Notepad++ for windows. We DO NOT recommend TextEdit, Wordpad, Notebook, or Microsoft Word. You are free to use vim or emacs if you are already familiar with those interfaces, but they are beyond the scope of this course.
MAC: To Install R
MAC: To Install RStudio
PC: To Install R:
PC: To Install RStudio
Download and install IGV. You may need to update java:
Please note… if you took DSCI510 - you are already signed up!
Summit is a high performance computing cluster (a.k.a. supercomputer) that is housed at the University of Colorado Boulder and available for us to use.
Please request access to Summit by going to HPC Summit: Get Started and starting on Step 3. Here are some tips:
To access SUMMIT you will need a DUO app on your phone. Many CSU students already have this, but in case you don't, go here for instructions to download: DUO