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Install bowtie2

How to install bowtie2 on Ubuntu/Linux?

download page
https://sourceforge.net/projects/bowtie-bio/files/bowtie2/

a) Install bowtie2 using conda

conda install -c bioconda bowtie2

b) Install bowtie2 using a package manager

# Ubuntu
sudo apt update
sudo apt install bowtie2

# CentOS
yum update
yum install bowtie2


c) Install bowtie2 manually on Ubuntu/Linux


# create and go to install directory
cd $HOME/tools/bowtie2/

# download Ubuntu/Linux version
wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/bowtie-bio/files/bowtie2/2.4.2/bowtie2-2.4.2-sra-linux-x86_64.zip/download

# decompress
unzip download

# add location to system PATH
export PATH=$HOME/tools/bowtie2/bowtie2-2.4.2-sra-linux-x86_64:$PATH

Check installation

bowtie2 --help