OmicsBox/Blast2GO offers two different features to retrieve the gene/protein sequences as well as the corresponding annotation from a list of identifiers within Blast2GO PRO. Both features can be found under File > Load > Load Annotations. The expected input file is a text file with the identifiers in a single column without a header.
Sometimes databases provide the whole genome and the GFF or GTF files but not the exon or CDS FASTA files.With OmicsBox/Blast2GO it is possible to load a Fasta sequences and to extract the exons or the CDS from the genome using the GFF file.
OmicsBox/Blast2GO can handle big data, but it needs plenty of free disk space in the systems temporary files folder. If you run into troubles with a shortage of disk space, follow this guide to manually change the location of the folder for Blast2GO temporary files to e.g. another partition.
OmicsBox/Blast2GO automatically reserves up to 80% of the available system memory (i.e. RAM), which is fine in most cases. However, sometimes and especially on Linux, this can lead to excessive swapping and will slow down Blast2GO. Follow this guide to manually change the maximum amount of memory Blast2GO will be allowed to use.
Some parts of Blast2GO 5 are not working (Show Blast Results, Welcome Part, Create Workflow) running Linux system.
You need to install some packages depending on your distribution in order to make some parts of Blast2GO to work. For Ubuntu/Debian: apt-get install libxss1 libgconf-2-4 For Fedora: yum install libXScrnSaver libXScrnSaver.i686 GConf2 For CentOS: yum install libXScrnSaver GConf2 For more information on Show Blast Results or create Workflows, please have a look at the OmicsBox user manual online.
To the Blast2GO installer in Linux systems follow the next steps: 0. Open a terminal in the folder where you have downloaded the installer. 1. Unzip the file: tar -xvf Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.zip 2. Make sure the .sh file has execution permissions: chmod +x Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.sh 3. Execute the .sh file: ./Blast2GO_unix_X_X_XX.sh An installation wizard should open. Just follow the instructions on the
This article describes how you can get Blast2GO installed in a central computer where multiple users have access and what you need to configure so that it doesn’t ask for the License key for every new user and the updates are performed centrally. 0.0. You need a Unix user group that common to all the users that will execute Blast2GO.
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