Install bowtie2

Bowtie2 software tool

How to install bowtie2 on Ubuntu/Linux?

download page

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


# 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

Bowtie2 errors

→ Error missing library

→ Segmentation fault (core dumped)