A Ready-to-Use Virtual Machine for Teaching and Learning Bioinformatics.

The BioinfoLinux desktop

The BioinfoLinux desktop (more screenshots)


This project was previously called BioVM

Documentation is being updated but you might still notice references to the old name in some places.

Table of Contents


For questions that are directly related to BioinfoLinux and that are not answered in this documentation, please post them on Biostars with the tag bioinfolinux.

If you notice any bugs, please report them on GitLab


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

BioinfoLinux is an Open Source project released under the GPLv3 license. Source code is available on GitLab.