Create a new environment and install all the packages listed above using the environment.yml file (see additional documentation about conda here).
$ conda env create -f environment.yml
Activate new environment (you should see a change in the prompt)
$ source activate bigscape(bigscape) $
Prepare the Pfam database
For simplicity, it will be put in the same BiG-SCAPE folder but it can be located elsewhere. BiG-SCAPE has been tested with versions 31 and 32, and newer versions should work fine. Note that in this example, version 32 is used. Browse the different versions here.:
To deactivate the environment do source deactivate.
If you use Windows or want a simple method to run BiG-SCAPE, install Docker, copy the run_bigscape file from the repository and run it:
$ mkdir ~/bin # not required if you already have that$ curl -q https://git.wageningenur.nl/medema-group/BiG-SCAPE/raw/master/run_bigscape > ~/bin/run_bigscape$ chmod a+x ~/bin/run_bigscape$ ~/bin/run_bigscape