Best practices for a local install of Galaxy

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Best practices for a local install of Galaxy

Paul St.
On Jun 18, 2013, at 8:02 AM, [hidden email] wrote:
I have Galaxy running on a small Mac workstation. I have made a specific 
user, 'galaxy', for it. It is cleaner, but probably overkill for 1 person.

Note also that you can install a daemon to start Galaxy automatically 
when your computer starts: 
https://bitbucket.org/galaxy/galaxy-central/src/d2d4b6ac2139f1623301990462a5e63b2952dcc1/contrib?at=default

I don't think I have ever waited long enough to see the end of the unit 
tests. If some fail without any obvious reason (missing dependencies or 
what not), you should probably raise this issue on the Galaxy mailing 
list or bug tracker.

Cheers,

Florent

Thanks for the startup tip Florent. That would be useful for those using Galaxy daily. So you think that running the install as the current non-root but ADMIN user works OK? What about the install folder? Must it be the home folder or is a subfolder OK as I have it (/Users/pst/Applications/)? My test output "run_functional_tests.html" is 5.1MB. I suppose that is too much to post on the list. I think that most of the errors are not due to dependencies. How do I get help with that?

Paul

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