Accessing FreeSurfer 6.0.1-centos6_x86_64
To load the module for FreeSurfer 6.0.1-centos6_x86_64 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEARCloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):
module load FreeSurfer/6.0.1-centos6_x86_64
BEAR Apps Version
The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU.
- BlueBEAR: The OS used on BlueBEAR is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.
- BEAR and CaStLeS Cloud VMs: These VMs can have one of two OSes. Those with access to a BEAR Cloud or CaStLeS VM should check that the listed architectures for an application include the OS of VM being used. The VMs, irrespective of OS, will use the haswell CPU type.
FreeSurfer licenses are free, but they use registrations to keep rough statistics on the number of users, which they can use in grants and presentations as a demonstration of their contribution to the neuroimaging community.
Please register for a licence here: https://surfer.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/registration.html
Then to use your licence, set the
FS_LICENSE environment variable with the path of the file, e.g. in
your batch script:
For more information visit the FreeSurfer website.
Last modified on 4th June 2019