Installing Miniconda

  • Download and install the latest Miniconda2 package, which contains the conda package manager and python 2.7. The path shown below points to a path in the Software space of the project.

wget https://repo.continuum.io/miniconda/Miniconda2-latest-Linux-x86_64.sh
chmod +x Miniconda2-latest-Linux-x86_64.sh
./Miniconda2-latest-Linux-x86_64.sh -b -p /project/[PROJECTNAME]/Software/Miniconda2
  • Add the following line to export the following path in your $HOME/.bashrc:

export PATH=/project/[PROJECTNAME]/Software/Miniconda2/bin:$PATH
  • Logout and login for the changes to take effect. Run the following to install samtools with conda:

conda install samtools

All the members in your project can now use this software by exporting the paths as shown in the step above.