[EMBOSS] Installation help (fwd)
tjc at sanger.ac.uk
Thu May 26 09:58:28 UTC 2005
Thanks Michael that is useful to the EMBOSS group as we are waiting for a
copy of Tiger to test Jemboss/EMBOSS out on. So it is good to know that
you have it working.
Also just a note that 1.3 is no longer supported, so the options are
1.4.2 or 1.5.
On Wed, 25 May 2005, Michael Black wrote:
> Robin, are you referring to the JemBoss installation? And do you
> mean a standalone installation, or a server installation?
> I've never had a problem installing Jemboss/EMBOSS (and the Embassy
> packages) standalone in Jaguar, Panther and now Tiger. PNG support
> requires some additional efforts (FINK takes care of that, for me).
> Jemboss 1.5 and EMBOSS 2.10.0 run fine on my powerbook under Tiger.
> I always run the jemboos installer script to install everything
> (embassy included), and follow the Jemboss installation guide for OS
> X. I also have it running fine on a dual-2.5GHz G5 running Panther
> When you update to Tiger, be sure to check the install option for the
> new X11, and then, install the developers tools and the new X11 SDK.
> And with Tiger, do NOT point the jemboss install script to Java 1.5,
> stick with 1.4.2, or even 1.3.
> Michael B. Black, Ph.D.
> Molecular Biology Computing Support
> ITC-ACHS, MSB rm.3013
> mblack at virginia.edu
> Web support, see the Molecular Biology
> section at: http://www.itc.virginia.edu/achs
> On May 25, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Robin Colgrove wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > After numerous attempts following suggestions on this list, I never
> > have been able to get the X11 version of EMBOSS to install on my
> > iBook under Mac OS X 10.3.8, but I installed and have been using
> > the command line version without trouble (and using the GUI
> > programs remotely with EMBOSS on a server and running the Mac X11
> > client locally).
> > Next week I am going to upgrade to OSX 10.4 "Tiger", and was
> > thinking of trying a full EMBOSS install again. I would be
> > interested to hear from anyone who has done this (EMBOSS on Tiger)
> > and any tips/advice. Also, it is not clear to me whether it would
> > be best to uninstall everything and reinstall, or whether I could
> > just install the X11 parts over an existing install.
> > thanks
> > Robin Colgrove
> > Dept of Microbiology
> > Harvard Medical School
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Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton,
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