Ballgown Installer

1. Whats included in this installer ?

This installer script includes the addition/update of the following tools;

  1. ballgown - 2.12.0 - Flexible, isoform-level differential expression analysis

2. Download and check integrity

Download the script from this link https://molbiocloud.com/help/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=97

Check for the integrity of the downloaded file using the following commands (changing to your downloads directory and then checking for the generated sha256sum match)

1. change to the directory where you downloaded the script using the below command;

cd Downloads

1. make sure the downloaded file (ballgown) is in there, using the “ls” command;


2. make sure the file is not tampered by executing the following command in your terminal;

sha256sum ballgown

Make sure the output of the “sha256sum” matches exactly as the signature given below; If there are mismatches, try downloading the file again or contact us for help;

498f5771d0d85514948d35d17bf49e35dd1c0a74044856d33567dd29fefb631d  ballgown

3. How to run the update script ?

The setup assumes that you have not made any system level changes. If the install does not behave as expected, probably the system configuration has been changed. If you face any issues after this update, please let us know ASAP, so that we can help you troubleshoot the issue.

Once the downloaded files integrity is confirmed, run the script using the command as shown below.


chmod 755 ballgown
sudo ./ballgown


After the installation is complete,test if the installed program works, by executing the command ‘R’ in the terminal and then loading the ballgown library within R, using the “library(ballgown)” command.

4. Issues ?

If you have any issues with running the installer or need any other information regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us at contact at molbiocloud.com