Uppsala Multidisciplinary Center for Advanced Computational Science

The module system

The various software packages installed at UPPMAX are made available to the clusters through a system of modules. The following is a short guide of how to use the lmod module system, through the module command.

List all available modules

module avail

List all available versions of a specific module

module avail [module name]

Search for modules based on a search-term

module spider [some search term]

List currently loaded modules

module list

Load a module

module load [modulename]

Unload a module

module unload [modulename]

Make bioinformatics modules available

to make bioinformatics modules available, run:

module load bioinfo-tools

Then you can load bioinformatics software modules.