Although it is possible to connect to CCB servers using the simple terminal application (Applications/Utilities/Terminal) we recommend using the xterm via XQuartz for all connections. This will allow you to gain maximum use of the software available via your CCB account.
- Start XQuartz (from "Applications" and then "Utilities")
- Within XQuartz, open a new xterm window by choosing "Applications" and then "Terminal".
- To connect to CCB type the following and press the return key:
(Note: in the example below, the
-Yis upper-case, and the
-lis a lower-case 'L' )
ssh -Y -l username cbrglogin1.molbiol.ox.ac.uk
Setting up XQuartz
Click to download XQuartz
Further details regarding XQuartz (and X11) for Mac OS X can be found at the Apple website.
Use the following set of instructions to install XQuartz.
Double click on the XQuartz.pkg icon to open the installer:
When prompted click "Continue"
The XQuartz application will be installed in "Applications - Utilites"