I am preferentially using the main server. But recently I have also tried
to build a local Galaxy server. I also have a mac (Mac Pro OSx 10.6.8).
Since I am not a specialist at all, I asked some kind of "expert" people
from my institute. They told me that installing Galaxy on Mac can really
be nightmare because there are some conflicts in the versions of python...
This could explain the problem you are encountering with the egg
So they advised me to install an Ubuntu (12.04) operating system in a
virtual machine using Virtual box.
This is supposed to be much easier to install Galaxy and indeed, the
installation of my local galaxy server ran fast and well.
However, I don't know whether the tip is good or not, because I am now
facing big problems with the virtual machine: the Ubuntu virtual machine
is very unstable and often crashes while running big datas on Galaxy...
The problem does not come from Galaxy, but from either Ubuntu guest
system, the virtual machine or the communication with the mac host system
and I haven't found out how to fix it yet. But since your version of Mac
is different, you can try this solution, it might work better in your
Hope that helps,
But at the moment, I have lots of problem with the
> I am trying to install a local version of galaxy on my mac book (x86_64,
OSx 10.8.4). I seem to be having a lot of trouble with fetching and
installing specific egg dependencies. Initially pysam was giving me
trouble, but once I ran scramble.py -e pysam, the problem was fixed. Now
I have trouble with the numpy egg dependency. Does anyone have any idea
> why a egg would fail to build. I am assuming it is because I have a more
recent numpy version (1.7.1) installed already. What should I do, short
> uninstalling the newer version of numpy ?
> Any help on the matter would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you.
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