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NERSC User Environment

Home Directories, Shells and Dotfiles

All NERSC systems use global home directories, which are are pre-populated with shell initialization files (also known as dotfiles) for all available shells. NERSC fully supports bash, csh, and tcsh as login shells. Other shells (ksh, sh, and zsh) are also available. The default shell at NERSC is bash. Read More »

Modules Software Environment

Access to much NERSC software is provided by the modules environment. Simply "load'' and "unload'' modules for the software you need. Read More »