Using iceberg without XWindows support

  If you use a terminal connection to iceberg without the Xwindows capabilities you will not be able to take advantage of the GUI interfaces or display graphical output from programs running on iceberg. 

Using just putty or ssh from a Windows PC are two examples of working in this mode.

Never-the-less it is still perfectly possible to use iceberg by following these rules; 

  1. use qrsh in place of qsh for starting interactive jobs on the workers.
  2. use pico, nano or vi text editors instead of nedit or gedit.
  3. do not run graphical-based programs or run them in non-graphics mode.
  4. For example invoke matlab as matlab  -nodisplay and Fluent as fluent  -gu