Question: Can not run sh in terminal "directory doesn't exist"
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8 weeks ago by
anceamia0 wrote:


I have successfully installed the Galaxy on my MAC and was able to run sh to open Galaxy in the web interface, but my terminal crashed and when I went back and wanted to open Galaxy again it tells me that sh command not in the directory. The $ git clone -b release_17.09 has installed. Is there a way to uninstall and try to install again?

Please help.


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 8 weeks ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson23k • written 8 weeks ago by anceamia0
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8 weeks ago by
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Jennifer Hillman Jackson23k wrote:


Are you running the command inside the galaxy directory installed by git? If not, try that first.

If the command then gives a new error, and it might if the prior process running did not entirely shut down, you should kill the process completely, then start up Galaxy again. This is how:

It is always possible to delete the existing galaxy directory and reinstall, but that shouldn't be necessary unless somehow the installation itself became corrupted during the crash.

Give these options a try and please let us know if you need more help.

Thanks, Jen, Galaxy team

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