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<?xml version="1.0"?>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Software_resources" />
      <page ns="0" title="Joining the discussion" missing="" />
      <page pageid="18" ns="0" title="Backups" />
      <page pageid="23" ns="0" title="File and directory permissions and ownership" />
      <page pageid="22" ns="0" title="Guidelines and Terms of use" />
      <page pageid="14" ns="0" title="Hardware resources" />
      <page pageid="11" ns="0" title="Logging in to a terminal session" />
      <page pageid="21" ns="0" title="Migrating your data safely" />
      <page pageid="2" ns="0" title="Obtaining an account" />
      <page pageid="12" ns="0" title="Running jobs on our servers" />
      <page pageid="24" ns="0" title="Safety and security at the Lab" />