Generic Genome Browser, v2

Welcome to the Generic Genome Browser!

Documentation

Online tutorial and sample data files
/var/www/gbrowse2/tutorial.
Installation and configuration manual
GBrowse 2.0 HOWTO
Example scripts to control GBrowse from the command line
/var/www/gbrowse2/example_scripts

Example Databases

Example in-memory databases from yeast chromosomes 1 and 2 have been installed for you. Try them at these URL:

The "yeast_renderfarm" example will only work if a local gbrowse_slave render slave daemon is running. To launch the daemon, run this command as the root user:

% /etc/init.d/gbrowse-slave start

Alternative URLs

If you allowed the install process to adjust your Apache configuration, you can use the alias /gb2 as an alternative to /cgi-bin/gb2:

Accelerated Demos

If you have FastCGI and/or ModPerl installed, you will have access to an accelerated version of gbrowse at these URLs:

Directory Paths

For future reference, here is where you've installed GBrowse's various components:

GBrowse documentation, stylesheets and in-memory databases.
$HTDOCS

GBrowse configuration files
$CONF

Preinstalled sample database(s)
$DATABASES

GBrowse CGI (web) scripts

Temporary directories for cached images and sessions.
$TMP

Learning More

To find out more about Gbrowse, try the:


Lincoln D. Stein, lstein@cshl.org
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Last modified: Thu Mar 18 18:59:16 PDT 2010