5.4.1. Creating a configuration file#

A sample configuration file — galaxy.yml.sample, is included with Galaxy.

To create a configuration file using the sample file as template, follow the steps below (see Fig. 91):

  1. Navigate to the $HOME/programs/galaxy/config directory using Files

  2. Double-click on galaxy.yml.sample to open it in Text Editor

  3. Save it as galaxy.yml in the same directory


Fig. 91 Copying sample configuration file of Galaxy#


Alternatively, you can use the cp command in a terminal to copy the file.

Assuming you are in the $HOME/programs/galaxy directory, do:

cp config/galaxy.yml.sample config/galaxy.yml