how do i install Blast2go on Ubuntu
What is Blast2GoBlast2go is a software tool for the automated, high-throughput functional annotation of novel sequence. Blast2go use BLAST to identify similar sequences and then transfers existing functional annotation from hits to query sequences.
How to run Blast2go on UbuntuAlthough Ubuntu come with its own java version but I found that it didn't work for Blast2go. Therefore I decide to install Oracle Java (JDK). You can install Oracle Java (JDK) by these commands one by one
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installerYou can your java version by this command
java -versionit should print like this in terminal
java version "1.7.0_67" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_67-b01) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)Note to me
Now we are all set. Just go to your working directory and type
Above command will install Oracle Java 8 but I found that Blast2go didn't work for Oracle Java 8 therefore I decide to install previous version of Oracle Java. You can replace 8 with 6 or 7 to install Oracle Java 6 or Oracle Java 7
javaws blast2go1000.jnlpRemember that I downloaded the 1000MB version of Blast2go therefore my command include the '1000'. It should as per your requirement.
First of all, let me clear it that i am not a Bioinformatician. i am simple plant biology researcher who face problem in her daily research life and who bother to post solution of those problem on this webpage. That's it.