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Galaxy Quickstart

Galaxy requires Python 3.6 . To check your Python version, run:

$ python -V
Python 3.6.10

Start Galaxy:

$ sh

Once Galaxy completes startup, you should be able to view Galaxy in your browser at: http://localhost:8080

For more installation details please see:

Documentation is available at:

Tutorials on how to use Galaxy, perform scientific analyses with it, develop Galaxy and its tools, and admin a Galaxy server are at:


Tools can be either installed from the Tool Shed or added manually. For details please see the tutorial. Note that not all dependencies for the tools provided in the tool_conf.xml.sample are included. To install them please visit “Manage dependencies” in the admin interface.

Issues and Galaxy Development

Please see .