The BioGrids software collection can be found installed at /programs.
All software in the BioGrids collection is run from the the command line in a terminal. Do set up the shell environment the terminal to run the programs, you will need to initialize the BioGrids environment.
Bash users should initialize the BioGrids environment using :
Tcsh users should initialize the BioGrids environment with :
On initialization, you should see the BioGrids welcome message
Making the shell configuration automatic
To setup your terminal to automatically load the BioGrids environment, add the following to your configuration file:
For Bash, in ~/.bashrc, add :
if [ -f /programs/biogrids.shrc ] ; then
For tcsh, in ~/.tcshrc or ~/.cshrc, add :
if ( -e /programs/biogrids.cshrc) then
Setting an alias
If you would prefer to load the BioGrids environment on demand and not have to type the command above, you can set an alias to a shorter command of your choosing.