An Ubuntu Linux Virtual Machine for Teaching and Learning Bioinformatics.

The BioVM desktop

The BioVM desktop (more screenshots)

Table of Contents


For any questions that are directly related to BioVM and that are not answered in the documentation, please post them on Biostars with the tag “biovm”. If you notice any bugs, please report them on GitHub


EMBOSS explorer web interface and Jemboss graphical user interface

EMBOSS explorer web interface and the Jemboss graphical user interface.

Start page of the Galaxy instance

Home page of the local Galaxy instance at http://localhost/galaxy (note: needs to be enabled)

Main window of the UGene program

Main window of the UGENE program

Source code

BioVM is an Open Source project released under the GPLv3 license. Source code is available on GitHub.