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Sept 7, 2012 Distribution & News Brief

Complete News Brief

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**Highlights:** * **[NCBI BLAST+](http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/)** has moved from the *Galaxy distribution to the [Galaxy's Main Tool Shed](http://toolshed.g2.bx.psu.edu/)*. * **Tool Shed** is now running **[Mercurial version 2.2.3](http://mercurial.selenic.com/)**. Many updates and refinements including UI/metadata changes - read the full report! * Streamline local setup with the **[Reference Genome rsync Server](/src/admin/data-integration/index.md)**: same builds and indexes as on the public **Galaxy [Main](/src/main/index.md)** instance. * More updates to **[Output and Error Handling](/src/admin/tools/Tool Config Syntax/index.md#a3cstdio3e2c_3cregex3e2c_and_3cexit_code3e_tag_sets)** including updated documentation and enhancements to exit code checks. * **[TopHat2](http://tophat.cbcb.umd.edu/manual.html) / [Bowtie2](http://bowtie-bio.sourceforge.net/bowtie2/manual.shtml)** latest support includes *Tophat2* fusions output, *Bowtie2* sorted [BAMs](/src/learn/datatypes/index.md#bam), and a new [RNA-seq Tutorial](http://main.g2.bx.psu.edu/u/jeremy/p/galaxy-rna-seq-analysis-exercise). * **Trackster** updates include improved support for **[bigWig](http://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenPath/help/bigWig.html)** / **[bigBed](http://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenPath/help/bigBed.html)**, new support for **[bedGraph](http://genome.ucsc.edu/goldenPath/help/bedgraph.html)**, and a new search feature for **[GFF](/src/learn/datatypes/index.md#gff)** / **[GTF](/src/learn/datatypes/index.md#gtf)** / **[BED](/src/learn/datatypes/index.md#bed)** datasets. * Plus many other **Workflow**, **API**, **Source**, **UI** features and a summary of recent ***[Galaxy Update](http://wiki.g2.bx.psu.edu/GalaxyUpdates)*** highlights.

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new:     $ hg clone http://www.bx.psu.edu/hg/galaxy galaxy-dist
upgrade: $ hg pull -u -r e6444e7a1685

Thanks for using Galaxy!

Jennifer Jackson

Galaxy Team