SERVICE RISK: The Bessemer HPC cluster will be at risk from 9am on July 15th until 5pm on July 19th 2024

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The ShARC HPC cluster was decommissioned on the 30th of November 2023 at 17:00. It is no longer possible for users to access that cluster.

3. Jupyter’s web terminal

You can start a terminal

  • Via the top menu bar (File, New, Terminal) or

  • Via the Files Launcher tab.


You can use this terminal to perform any command-line-only operation on the cluster, including:

Having a terminal interface available within the browser negates the need to separately log into the cluster via SSH to access the command-line.


  • Not all keyboard shortcuts that typically work in terminal programs work within this web console:

    • tab can be used for tab completion

    • but Ctrl-C kills the program running in the terminal

    • To copy text, select it, right-click and click Copy.

    • To paste text, right-click and click Paste.

  • You cannot start graphical programs (e.g. xeyes) from this terminal.