The latest version of BEADS is available freely on the SourceForge download page.
The BEADS package consists of Java and Python files.
You can do this to install BEADS in a standard way on a Unix system:
1. unpack the distribution tarball, go to the extracted distribution directory and run:
python setup.py install
2. move the BEADSjava.jar to a directory of your choice (e.g. /home/msc51/javaLib/)
3. configure enviroment variables. For example, for bash shell users, add to ~/.bashrc :
The convention of setting environment variables vary between operating systems and between command line interpreter, but the basic idea is the same.
After editing the .bashrc file, you will need to restart the terminal to put into effect the modifications you have made. Alternatively, you can run this command:
Python version 2.4 or above is recommended.
Copyright © 2010 Nicole Cheung (The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge)