How do I … while using (enter favorite program)?

Due to the large number of programs (387 at last count) and features they offer, it would take more time than we are willing to put into it to list everything. Many programs have: pulldown Help menus, man pages (‘man pine’ would give you the man page on pine) and very helpfull websites.

If your question can still not be answered or the answer you found does not work, don’t hesitate to ask us.

We will add links below to software tutorials and usage as we find/get a chance to make them.


Interfacing ANSYS and LS-DYNA (OLD!!):

What do I use to open a ‘txt’ file?

A txt file is a text file and can be viewed using any text editor: vim, emacs, pico, nano, etc. from the Linux machines.  These also work on the Mac’s, as does  On Windows, try the Notepad.

There are also handfuls of document editors that run as GUI’s:, MS Word, – Writer, etc.

How do I view MS Office files in CADE/on Linux?

Use LibreOffice.

If the file doesn’t open immediately, right click on the file and choose “Open with…” If LibreOffice isn’t in the list, click ‘Other Application’ at the bottom and choose the right program.

You can also run LibreOffice from the ‘Applications’ menu (click on ‘Office’ and open the appropriate program), and from a Terminal, using the command: libreoffice.