As a user, you have three options to access AiiDAlab:
Run AiiDAlab locally¶
To run AiiDAlab on your own workstation or laptop you can either
run the image directly with:
`docker run aiidalab-docker-stack -p 8888:8888`, or
(recommended) use the aiidalab-launch tool which is a thin docker wrapper.
To use AiiDAlab launch you will have to
Install AiiDAlab launch with pipx (recommended):
pipx install aiidalab-launch
Or directly with pip (
pip install aiidalab-launch).
Start AiiDAlab with
Follow the instructions on screen to open AiiDAlab in the browser.
aiidalab-launch --help for detailed help.
You can inspect the status of all configured AiiDAlab profiles with:
The tool allows to manage multiple profiles, e.g., with different home directories or ports.
aiidalab-launch profiles --help for more information.
AiiDAlab Home page¶
When opening AiiDAlab you see a list of installed applications. The front page is generated by the AiiDAlab home app which cannot be uninstalled. Its main features are:
File manager: manage files stored in the AiiDAlab home folder (including download/upload).
Terminal: a standard Linux bash terminal.
Tasks: view the currently running applications and stop them, if needed.
App Store: install/remove applications.
Help: links to the AiiDAlab documentation.