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Connecting to a remote machine

The simple answer is ssh username@hostname Enter your password and you are set. My problem is that I wish to connect to a computer in my university. There are ...
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Wolfram Light Weight Grid and parallel computing

I have attempted to set up and use the Wolfram Lightweight Grid Manager so I can do parallel computing from Mathematica using 2 remote processors on another machine on my local network. My ...
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Specifying the ports used by LinkCreate or LinkLaunch

Whenever a Link is created using LinkCreate or LinkLaunch with ...
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Connecting to and disconnecting from a continuously running kernel, on demand

I realized that there are lots of advantages to driving C/C++/FORTRAN code directly from Mathematica as LibraryLink functions (instead of running them from the command line or a shell script, as I ...
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Operations on online files via public URL access

I need Mathematica to access an online public directory via some URL (fake in this case) http://example.com/images and perform operations similar to those Mathematica can do on OS directories and ...
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Are later versions of the Front-End compatible with older Kernels?

At my graduate school, all of the clusters still use version-6, and I only have version-7 and version-8 installed on my computer. I would like to use those machines remotely. Are either of the ...
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How do you use ssh-keys instead of a password to run a remote-kernel over ssh?

On all of the servers that I regularly interact with, I have ssh-keys setup for passwordless access via ssh. Yet, every time I attempt to start a remote-kernel over ssh, I get asked for a password ...