# Scientific Software

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### Software Available on Linux Servers

- Mathematica and Maple are available on the HPC server
*appsa*(accessible from campus network) and thin client servers*beyonce*and*keira*(accessible from thin client computer lab 744). - MATLAB is available on
*appsa*,*beyonce*and*keira*. - Octave is a free program that runs most MATLAB code — available on
*appsa*,*beyonce*and*keira*. - Singular and Macaulay 2 are free programs for doing computational commutative algebra. They are available on
*appsa*with the command names`Singular`

and`M2`

respectively. - MAGMA does computations with many algebraic objects. Not free, but available on
*appsa*,*beyonce*and*keira*.

Check out the Math Computing Cheat Sheet. The Math department's HPC server *appsa* may be accessed off-campus via *login*. See here for instructions on connecting to *login* from your personal computer.

See also the list of text editors for various operating systems.

### Software for Mac Computers

MacPorts is a program for MacOS X which makes it easy to install and update most of the free software packages above and many others as well.