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Run Virtual Machine With BioWardrobe

VirtualBox image is provided for those who would like to try BioWardrobe without a hassle of actually installing it. We do NOT recommend to use BioWardrobe virtual machine in production. The image includes drosophila genome (dm3) and other genomes can be added. We recommend to run it on a machine that has at least 8Gb of memory and i7 processor. The guest OS is Ubuntu Server 15.04. After installation you can open http://localhost:8080/ in your web browser. Default login/password is biowardrobe/biowardrobe for both OS and BioWardrobe web.

Setup VirtualBox

Step 1

Install VirtualBox (useful manual).

Step 2

Download BioWardrobe image and unzip it

Step 3

Add existing image into VirtualBox. Choose "Machine->Add" in the menu.

Open file

Run BioWardrobe

VirtualBox with BioWardrobe

Accessing Biowardrobe

After installation you can open http://localhost:8080/ in your web browser. Default login/password is biowardrobe/biowardrobe for both OS and BioWardrobe web.

Troubleshooting

Changing Port

You can change default 8080 port if it is used by other programs.

Network
Port forwarding

Virtual Machine does not start

If Virtual Box produces an error saying that VT-x (virtualization) is disabled in BIOS, you need to enable it.

VTx error

To enable VTX, restart the computer and hold the Del or F10 key to enter BIOS. Virtualization can be found under Security or Advanced headings in BIOS parameters.

Fig1.png - Open file (48.4 KB) Andrey Kartashov, 05/09/2015 01:55 PM

Fig2.png - VirtualBox with BioWardrobe (73 KB) Andrey Kartashov, 05/09/2015 01:55 PM

Fig3.png - Network (54.1 KB) Andrey Kartashov, 05/09/2015 02:14 PM

Fig4.png - Port forwarding (32.1 KB) Andrey Kartashov, 05/09/2015 02:14 PM

Fig5.png - VTx error (57.3 KB) Artem Barski, 06/03/2015 02:48 PM