# (compute) I launched an application in NoMachine or the terminal. Why isn't it running?

There are several reasons why an application may not appear to be running:

• All of the licenses for the application may be in use by others.
• More commonly, you may have reached the resource limit on your account (# of CPUs or memory limit).
• If the compute grid is busy, there many not be enough RAM or CPUs on any of the compute nodes to run your application.

Open a terminal session and type bjobs on the command line (...

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