You have a .bash_profile and .bashrc on the server. Use .bahsrc rather than .bash_profile.
There are pre-installed modules that you'll need to load in order to use (e.g. cmake). To see all modules available:
To load module (you can put this in your .bashrc if you need the module all the time):
module load <module_name>
Example: Check if git is available and load it
module avail git
module load apps/git/2.13.0
You have to build everything from source because you don't have root permission to install anything yourself. You can send an email to guillimin "at" calculquebec "dot" ca if you need them to install something on your session. They are quite responsive.
home folder /home/<username> → 10GB
project space /gs/project/<id> id is the one shared by all the people in the group (login to calculquebec website and you’ll find it) → 1TB
To check how much space you have left:
The folder common to the lab (where you need to work) is: