1. galaxy
  2. galaxy-central


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The latest information about Galaxy is available via https://galaxyproject.org/

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Galaxy Quickstart

Galaxy requires Python 2.6 or 2.7. To check your python version, run:

$ python -V
Python 2.7.3

Start Galaxy:

$ sh run.sh

Once Galaxy completes startup, you should be able to view Galaxy in your browser at:


You may wish to make changes from the default configuration. This can be done in the config/galaxy.ini file. Tools can be either installed from the Tool Shed or added manually. For details please see the Galaxy wiki:


Not all dependencies are included for the tools provided in the sample tool_conf.xml. A full list of external dependencies is available at:


Issues and Galaxy Development

Please see CONTRIBUTING.md .