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DistroWatch.com: Bio-Linux

Bio-Linux

Last Update: Friday 17 January 2014 02:10 GMT


Bio-Linux is a full-featured, powerful, configurable and easy-to-maintain bioinformatics workstation. Bio-Linux provides more than 500 bioinformatics programs on an Ubuntu base. There is a graphical menu for bioinformatics programs, as well as easy access to the Bio-Linux bioinformatics documentation system and sample data useful for testing programs. Bio-Linux packages that handle new generation sequence data types can also be installed.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 194 (58), 6 months: 170 (69), 3 months: 145 (86), 4 weeks: 174 (59), 1 week: 171 (60)


Bio-Linux Summary
Distribution Bio-Linux
Home Page http://envgen.nox.ac.uk/tools/bio-linux
Mailing Lists http://nebc.nerc.ac.uk/about-us/mailing-lists
User Forums --
Documentation http://nebc.nerc.ac.uk/nebc/tools/bio-linux/userguide
Screenshots LinuxScreenshots.org
Download Mirrors http://nebc.nerc.ac.uk/tools/bio-linux/bl_download
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites  
Reviews  
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News
 • 2012-11-21: Distribution Release: Bio-Linux 7.0.3

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Table Notes and Explanations
  • Select view: Major packages only (52) All tracked packages (217)
  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "kdelibs" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.

Feature 7.0.9 6.0.29
Release Date 2014/01/16 2012/03/14
Price (US$) Free Free
CDs 1 DVD 1
Free Download ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Unity GNOME
Package Management DEB DEB
Office Suite LibreOffice OO.o
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS
Multilingual Yes Yes
Asian Language Support    
Package 7.0.9 6.0.29
abiword (3.0.0) -- --
alsa-lib (1.0.27.2) 1.0.25 1.0.22
ati-driver (13.251) -- 8.723
bash (4.3) 4.2 4.1
bind (9.9.5) -- --
chromium (34.0.1847.116) -- --
cups (1.7.2) 1.5.3 1.4.3
dhcp (4.3.0) 4.1.ESV-R4 3.1.3
e2fsprogs (1.42.9) 1.42 1.41.11
firefox (28.0) 26.0 10.0.2
freetype (2.5.3) 2.4.8 2.3.11
gcc (4.8.2) 4.6.3 4.4.3
gimp (2.8.10) 2.6.12 --
glibc (2.19) 2.15 2.11.1
gnome-shell (3.12.1) -- --
gnucash (2.6.3) -- --
gnumeric (1.12.14) -- 1.10.1
grub (2.00) 1.99 1.98
gtk+ (3.12.1) 3.4.2 2.20.1
httpd (2.4.9) 2.2.22 2.2.14
inkscape (0.48.4) -- --
k3b (2.0.2) -- --
kdelibs (4.13.0) -- --
kmod (17) -- --
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 2.30.0
libreoffice (4.2.3) 3.5.7 3.2.0
Package 7.0.9 6.0.29
linux (3.14.1) 3.5 2.6.32
lxde-common (0.5.5) -- --
mariadb (10.0.10) -- --
mate-desktop (1.8.0) -- --
MesaLib (10.1.0) 9.0.3 7.7.1
mysql (5.6.17) 5.5.34 5.1.41
nautilus (3.12.0) 3.4.2 2.30.1
NVIDIA (334.21) -- 195.36.24
openbox (3.5.2) -- --
openjdk (7u40) 7u25 6b20
openssh (6.6p1) 5.9p1 5.3p1
openssl (1.0.1g) 1.0.1 0.9.8k
perl (5.18.2) 5.14.2 5.10.1
php (5.5.11) -- --
postfix (2.11.0) -- --
postgresql (9.3.4) 9.1.11 8.4.11
Python (3.4.0) 2.7.3 2.6.5
qt (5.2.1) 4.8.1 4.6.2
samba (4.1.7) 3.6.3 3.4.7
systemd (212) -- --
thunderbird (24.4.0) 24.2.0 --
vim (7.4) 7.3 7.2
vlc (2.1.4) -- --
xfdesktop (4.10.2) -- --
xine-lib (1.2.5) -- --
xorg-server (1.15.1) 1.11.4 1.7.6


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