NAMEGBrowse2 - The Generic Genome Browser
INSTALLATIONIf Apache2 is installed on the system, the software has configured it to link URLs to GBrowse directories. A restart of Apache is required to take it into account. Configuration is available in /etc/gbrowse2/apache2.conf file. If an other web server is used, one should refer to the apache2 template to map urls in the same way.
DEPENDENCIESAdditional optional perl dependencies exist to provide additional features. Please refer to Optional modules in INSTALL file for more information.
CONFIGURATIONgbrowse2 Configuration files are located in /etc/gbrowse. Main configuration file is GBrowse.conf. It contains the global configuration elements. Specific configuration files are located in the same directory per data bank. For more details, one should refer to the GBrowse documentation. Installation is provided with a Yeast genome sample.
DESCRIPTIONGBrowse is a simple but highly configurable web-based genome browser. It is a component of the Generic Model Organism Systems Database project (GMOD). Some of its features: * Simultaneous bird's eye and detailed views of the genome; * Scroll, zoom, center; * Attach arbitrary URLs to any annotation; * Order and appearance of tracks are customizable by administrator and end-user; * Search by annotation ID, name, or comment; * Supports third party annotation using GFF formats; * Settings persist across sessions; * DNA and GFF dumps; * Connectivity to different databases, including BioSQL and Chado; * Multi-language support; * Third-party feature loading; * Customizable plug-in architecture (e.g. run BLAST, dump & import many formats, find oligonucleotides, design primers, create restriction maps, edit features).
WEB ACCESSGBrowse is accessible at URL //localhost/gbrowse2
AUTHOROlivier Sallou (olivier.sallou (at) irisa.fr) - Man page and packaging Lincoln Stein - GBrowse GBROWSE2(1)