A beginner’s guide for students or researchers in biological sciences.
The primary focus of the book, is in using graphical user interfaces (GUIs) to accomplish tasks, but methods using the command line interface are also discussed.
See the complete table of contents below.
What you will learn
Using this book, you will learn how to:
- Run Linux on your computer
- Use the desktop and included software
- Work with files and directories
- Search and install software
- Run some basic commands
- Run the Galaxy platform on your computer
Includes over 120 screenshots
It will help you understand concepts quickly.
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Download virtual machine
If you do not have access to a Linux desktop, you can download a virtual machine image using the link below.
After downloading, follow the Running a Linux virtual machine section in Chapter 2 of the book to get started.