How to get and install Firepony

Geraldine_VdAuweraGeraldine_VdAuwera Cambridge, MAMember, Administrator, Broadie admin

Binary packages for various versions of Linux are available at http://packages.shadau.com/

Below are installation instructions for Debian, Ubunto, CentOS and Fedora. For other Linux distributions, the Firepony source code is available at https://github.com/broadinstitute/firepony along with compilation instructions.


On Debian or Ubuntu systems

The following commands can be used to install Firepony:

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository http://packages.shadau.com/
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-key 285514D704F4CDB7
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firepony

Once this initial install is done, updates will be automatically installed as part of the standard Ubuntu/Debian update procedure.


On CentOS 7 and Fedora 21 systems

On CentOS 7, the following commands can be used to install Firepony:

sudo curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/packages.shadau.com.repo \
    http://packages.shadau.com/rpm/centos-7/packages.shadau.com.repo
sudo yum install firepony

For Fedora 21, use the following sequence of commands:

sudo curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/packages.shadau.com.repo \
    http://packages.shadau.com/rpm/fedora-21/packages.shadau.com.repo
sudo yum install firepony

Any subsequent updates will automatically be installed when running ‘yum update’.

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