5.2.4. Starting Galaxy#
While still in the
galaxy directory, run the start-up
shell script using the command:
When run for the first time, this script will take some time to complete.
Subsequent runs will be faster.
Activating virtualenv at .venv Requirement already satisfied: pip>=8.1 in ./.venv/lib/python3.8/site-packages (20.0.2) ...
When you see messages like the following in the terminal session, Galaxy is ready to use:
Starting server in PID 11466. serving on http://localhost:8080
Leave the terminal window open.
Open a web browser window and type http://localhost:8080 in the address bar.
You will see the home page of your local Galaxy instance (Fig. 84).
You can start exploring the tools available or even upload data and start using them. However, it is a good idea to register a user account now, so you do not lose data, when you clear browser history.