Joe Harrison wrote:
> Hello -
> I am a microbiologist and I am attempting to set up a a local
> instance of Galaxy. I'm very green with the Linux environment! So
> you will have to pardon a very naive question from a biologist...
> I have installed VirtualBox on my PC and I am currently running
> Ubuntu Linux 11.04 (64 bit). I have downloaded the galaxy
> distribution from the mercurial repository and have executed the
> run.sh script. However, Galaxy fails to launch, and I get the
> following error message:
> zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available
> Fetch failed.
> Would anyone have a fix for this problem? I have tried installing
> zlibc using the following command:
> sudo apt-get install zlibc
> But this does not seem to resolve the issue... Is this something to
> do with Ubuntu (should I try a different Linux environment)?
> Any recommendations would be deeply appreciated.
I've just tested this out with a default install of Ubuntu 11.04 desktop
and can't reproduce the problem. I assume you are not using a version
of Python compiled from source or anything like that?
> Joe J. Harrison
> Senior Fellow
> Department of Microbiology
> University of Washington
> 1705 NE Pacific Street, HSB J181
> Seattle WA USA
> (206) 543-3147
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