Software for Research

This is a list of some popular tools available for researchers.  For a longer list of the wide variety of software tools, please visit https://rc.dartmouth.edu/index.php/available-software/ Please contact us with questions at https://rc.dartmouth.edu/index.php/contact-us/ .  To use software on our high-performance computers (Andes, Polaris or Discovery), please visit https://rc.dartmouth.edu/ and click "Request an account" to get started, and for instructions on signing in to the machines, see https://services.dartmouth.edu/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=64641

Matlab is available for Macs, Windows PC's and Linux.  It is also installed on our high-performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery. 

R is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on our high performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery (Statistical Software, Graphics, Visualizations)  

SAS is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on our high performance computers, Andes, Polaris and Discovery (Statistical Software) 

STATA is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on Andes and Discovery (Statistical Software) 

LaTex is available for Macs, Windows and Linux.  It is also installed on Andes, Polaris and Discovery  (Scientific document publication and typsetting tool) 

ArcGIS Desktop is available to download and install on PC's.  (Geospatial analysis tools, Geographic Information System)  See https://caligari.dartmouth.edu/downloads/esri/

 

Local installs: 

Matlab https://caligari.dartmouth.edu/downloads/matlab/Matlab-Downloads.html 

https://www.r-project.org/

SAS https://caligari.dartmouth.edu/downloads/sas/ 

STATA https://caligari.dartmouth.edu/downloads/stata/ 

 

Launching software from Andes, Polaris  (Note: you'll need an account, see above, and an "ssh" terminal window such as Terminal, MobaXterm, or GitBash) 

From your SSH terminal's $ prompt, first log in:  

        ssh netid@andes.dartmouth.edu

        Enter your password:

Then load the software you'd like to use: 

       module load R

       module load stata 

 

SSH Terminal Window Clients

Gitbash  https://git-scm.com/downloads  MobaXterm https://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/

 

 

 

 

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