Romulus and Remus are mirror images of one another, so you can choose to work with either romulus.amherst.edu or remus.amherst.edu and see the same set of files.
There are a couple of ways to access Unix files from your local computer.
It's often convenient to work directly with your files by connecting a network drive to your local computer:
You can also copy files to and from the servers using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), a popular method because it has less overhead:
Every member of the college community is given 500MB of file space on Romulus and Remus (accessible through either one). Learn to manage your file quota so you can avoid exceeding your limit: