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How to use RFAM

Blast2GO allows search for non-coding RNA (ncRNA) families and other structured RNA elements sequences via the RFAM webservice. The RFAM database is a collection of RNA families, categorized into three functional classes: non-coding RNA genes structured cis-regulatory elements self-splicing RNAs The RFAM algorithm allows via alignments to search this database and classify your sequence dataset. This might be interesting for contigs obtained via

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How to Change the Temp Folder Location for Blast2GO

OmicsBox/Blast2GO can handle big data, but it needs plenty of free disk space in the systems temporary files folder. If you run into troubles with a shortage of disk space, follow this guide to manually change the location of the folder for Blast2GO temporary files to e.g. another partition.

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How to Set Maximum Memory for Blast2GO

OmicsBox/Blast2GO automatically reserves up to 80% of the available system memory (i.e. RAM), which is fine in most cases. However, sometimes and especially on Linux, this can lead to excessive swapping and will slow down Blast2GO. Follow this guide to manually change the maximum amount of memory Blast2GO will be allowed to use.

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Some parts of the application are not working (Show Blast Results, Welcome Part, Create Workflow) running Linux system.

This applies to OmicsBox or Blast2GO 5. You need to install some packages depending on your distribution in order to make some parts work. For Ubuntu/Debian: apt-get install libxss1 libgconf-2-4 For Fedora: yum install libXScrnSaver libXScrnSaver.i686 GConf2 For CentOS: yum install libXScrnSaver GConf2 For more information on Show Blast Results or create Workflows, please have a look at the OmicsBox

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How to run Blast2GO installer in Linux systems?

To the Blast2GO installer in Linux systems follow the next steps: 0. Open a terminal in the folder where you have downloaded the installer. 1. Unzip the file: tar -xvf Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.zip 2. Make sure the .sh file has execution permissions: chmod +x Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.sh 3. Execute the .sh file: ./Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.sh An installation wizard should open. Just follow the instructions on the

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How to install OmicsBox on a shared workstation with multiple user access?

This article describes how you can get OmicsBox installed in a central computer where multiple users have access and what you need to configure so that it doesn’t ask for the License key for every new user and the updates are performed centrally. 0.0. You need a Unix user group that common to all the users that will execute OmicsBox.

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New Blast2GO Version 3.3

New Version 3.3

(Release Date: 9/05/2016) We are very happy to announce the latest release of Blast2GO 3.3. Blast2GO will update automatically if activated. Otherwise please download the latest version online from here. Feedback, questions, as well as feature requests, are most welcome. Please write to us: support@biobam.com

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New Version 3.2

(Release Date: 29/01/2016) We are very happy to announce the release of a new version of Blast2GO. Version 3.2 comes with many new features and improvements. Blast2GO will update automatically if activated. Otherwise please download the latest version online from here. We hope you will take advantage of these improvements. Feedback, questions, as well as feature requests, are most welcome. Please

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Error when running LocalBlast “NCBI Binaries C++ Exception”.

The error looks like: “Critical: (110.6) CNcbiRegistry: Syntax error in system-wide configuration file: NCBI C++ Exception: “……….\src\corelib\ncbireg.cpp”, line 660: Error: ncbi::IRWRegistry ::x_Read() – Badly placed ‘\’ in the registry value: ‘ROOT=J:\nASNLOAD=J:\BioEdi t\tables\nDATA=J:\BioEdit\tables\’ (m_Pos = 4)Error: NCBI C++ Exception: “……….\src\corelib\ncbireg.cpp”, line 660: Error: ncbi::IRWRegistry ::x_Read() – Badly placed ‘\’ in the registry value: ‘ROOT=J:\nASNLOAD=J:\BioEdi t\tables\nDATA=J:\BioEdit\tables\’ (m_Pos = 4)” This error is

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