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Old 01-19-2011, 03:37 AM   #1
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what are mirror sites and gnome browser


what are mirror sites?
how can we use mirror site in ucsc gnome browser ?
thanks in advance
 
Old 01-19-2011, 04:48 AM   #2
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it's just a website which is a whole of partial copy of another. There are no technical implications for you about this at all.
 
Old 01-19-2011, 11:13 AM   #3
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Mirror sites hold copies of things available on other sites. If you want to download a file/ Distro, data of some kind, its usually easier, quicker and more reliable to download it from a mirror site close to your location. A site in the US when you live in the US, A European site when you live somewhere in Europe, a... Well, you get the drift don't you. Whatever you're downloading may offer differing mirror sites for the download source.

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Old 01-19-2011, 12:22 PM   #4
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ucsc gnome browser
I'd guess, you mean the "UCSC Genome Browser" ? http://genome.ucsc.edu/


The online UCSC Genome Browser http://genome.ucsc.edu/cgi-bin/hgGateway

HOW TO USE http://www.openhelix.com/ucscintro
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