July 20, 2012 Distribution & News Brief

July 21st 2012

Complete News Brief


  • Freebayes has moved from the Galaxy distribution to the Galaxy's Main Tool Shed
  • EMBOSS version 5.0.0 tool dependencies in the emboss_5 repository of the Galaxy Main Tool Shed updated to include information for automatically installing.
  • Tool Shed now also supports specifying the third party tool dependencies to be automatically installed in new repositories
  • Admin Genome Indexing is now in BETA. Download, index, and track progress right from the admin UI! That's a screen shot on the right ->
  • Improved Error Handling that captures EXIT codes, STDOUT, and STDERR from tools in XML. Be sure to read full details.
  • TopHat2/Bowtie2 latest support includes option to 'report discordant pairs', updated tests, and more preset options.
  • Trackster new parameter space visualization. BRAND NEW!! More details coming soon, but give a test drive now.


new:     % hg clone http://www.bx.psu.edu/hg/galaxy galaxy-dist
upgrade: % hg pull -u -r ec29ce8e27a1

Thanks for using Galaxy! We hope to see everyone in Chicago @ GCC2012!!

Jennifer Jackson

Galaxy Team