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    99== How do I copy files from my workstation to a node in an experiment? ==
    10 Your home directory from {{{ users }}} is available on the nodes in your experiment. Any files you copy to {{{ users.isi.deterlab.net }}} using scp or sftp will therefore be available.
     10Your home directory from {{{ users }}} is available on the nodes in your experiment. Copy your files to {{{ users.isi.deterlab.net }}} using scp or sftp to make them available on your nodes.
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    1212== How can I copy files from a node in the testbed to my workstation? ==
     
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    1515== How can I install software on my nodes? ==
    16 The currently supported operating system images (See the [https://www.isi.deterlab.net/showosid_list.php3 Recommended list] for currently supported images) images have access to full package repositories on a local mirror. You can therefore use {{{ yum }}} or {{{ apt-get }}} (respectively) to install software that's been pre-packaged for each distro.
     16The currently supported operating system images (see the [https://www.isi.deterlab.net/showosid_list.php3 Recommended list] for currently supported images) images have access to full package repositories on a local mirror. Depending on your OS you can use {{{ yum }}}, {{{ apt-get }}}, or {{ pkg_add }} to install software that's been pre-packaged for each OS.
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    1818If there is no package for the software you wish to install, you can install from source. Copy the source tarball to the testbed (see [#HowdoIcopyfilesfrommyworkstationtoanodeinanexperiment How do I copy files from my workstation to a node in an experiment?] or use {{{ wget }}} or {{{ curl }}} on {{{ users }}}), then follow the package's installation instructions.