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New born BioPuppy Linux for bioinformatics is out!

Posted 05-15-2008 at 09:16 AM by asprakash

Hello all,
I gladly inform you that, our first beta version of BioPuppy Linux is out now. The motivation of this project is, want to provide a dedicated user friendly linux for bioinfo people.
BioPuppy is a FOSS, community project for educational and learning purpose.

BioPuppy main page and download page is here,

About BioPuppy

BioPuppy OS is an electronic workbench for bio-informatics and computational biology. It has been designed to meet the needs of beginners. BioPuppy is available as a live CD cum installation CD [and in USB Pen drive] and containing all the required software to boot the computer with ready to use bio-informatics tools. BioPuppy is based of the Puppy Linux. The another objective of this BioPuppy is small in size. Our estimated size of BioPuppy is ~150MB.
BioPuppy derived from Puppy-3.01-seamonkey Linux.

Biology softwares included

Sequence Analysis Tools : Sim-4, Tigr-Glimmer 2, Genewise, Muscle, Sigma,
HMMER, Clustal-W, mafft

Structure Prediction Tools : mfold, gibbs

Protein Structure Analysis Tools : Garlic, Rasmol

Phylogenetic Analysis tools : Fast DNA, Phylip, Phylodraw

Protein Modeling : Modeller,

Docking : MGL Tools ( Autodock tools, Python Molecular Viewer (PMV), Vision)

System Biology : Copasi

On-line tools : BLAST, EMBOSS

All your suggestions, feedbacks and contributions are welcome!
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