Vigyaan 1.0

Vigyaan is a Linux live CD for computational biology and chemistry.
Vigyaan is an electronic workbench for bioinformatics, computational biology and computational chemistry.

It has been designed to meet the needs of both beginners and experts. VigyaanCD is a live Linux CD containing all the required software to boot the computer with ready to use modeling software. VigyaanCD v0.1 is based on KNOPPIX v3.3.

At present the following ready to use software comes on VigyaanCD: Artemis, Bioperl, BLAST (NCBI-tools), ClustalX, Cn3D, EMBOSS tools, Garlic, GROMACS, Ghemical, GNU R, Gnuplot, GIMP, ImageMagick, Jmol, MPQC, NJPlot, Open Babel, Octave, PSI3, PyMOL, Rasmol, Raster3D, SMILE, TINKER, XDrawChem, Xmgr and Xfig. GNU C/C++/Fortran compilers and additional Linux tools (such as ps2pdf) are also available.

VigyaanCD also provides tools required to compile and install other applications (from source). Therefore, making testing of 'Linux' applications possible on computers with other OS.

What's New in This Release:

· This release is based on KNOPPIX 3.7.
· Most software packages have been updated and new applications added.

last updated on:
September 8th, 2005, 2:38 GMT
developed by:
Pratul K. Agarwal
license type:
Freely Distributable
ROOT \ Linux Distributions


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