Question: local galaxy in Windows OS
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3.7 years ago by
cankucuk8240 wrote:

Hi all,

Is it possible to use Windows OS comment-line to download and set up local Galaxy? 

Or do we really need to have  stg like Ubuntu to do it using Linux? 



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ADD COMMENTlink modified 3.7 years ago by Jelle Scholtalbers360 • written 3.7 years ago by cankucuk8240
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3.7 years ago by
Jelle Scholtalbers360 wrote:

No, you cannot have a fully functional Galaxy installation natively on a windows pc (its unsupported and many tools will just not work). However, you do have a few other options:

In addition, to keep it local, you could run a linux(like ubuntu) or biolinux (Galaxy pre-installed) virtualmachine in e.g. Virtualbox on your windows pc.

ADD COMMENTlink written 3.7 years ago by Jelle Scholtalbers360

Another local option that gets updated more frequently than bioblinux is Bjoern's docker-galaxy-stable It could likely be used with boot2docker under Windows -

ADD REPLYlink written 3.7 years ago by jmchilton1.1k

Thank you, but do we need to learn Linux programming first to be able to run bioblinux or other local options for running Galaxy?


ADD REPLYlink written 3.7 years ago by cankucuk8240

If you use the docker Image you don't need to learn Linux or a programming language.

ADD REPLYlink written 3.3 years ago by Bjoern Gruening5.1k
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