Modules are the way Research Computing provides a lot of software without it all conflicting with each other. Modules are also the way we provide multiple versions of the same software.
NOTE: Sometimes module is not the best option for loading software. Instead, you may want to use spack load; we have a guide for when to use each.
Getting to Know Modules
After logging on to a computer managed by Research Computing you will be able to use the module command. module works by manipulating your environment to give you access to the software. The following is a list of subcommands for
module that will allow to take full advantage of
[module] is the name of the module you want to load.