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Pip-INstallable Dockerized Applications

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pinda

Pip-INstallable Dockerized Applications

pinda is designed to deliver dockerized versions of software packages that have a user interface that is as identical as possible to what would be available if the package was installed in the conventional way.

For example, to install Gromacs version 2018:

% pinda install gromacs 2018

Once the installation is complete, you will find the 'gmx' command in your path.

Installation:

Easiest via pip:

% pip install pinda

Usage:

To see a list of packages available via pinda:

% pinda list
  ambertools 16         AmberTools version 16
  ambertools 18         AmberTools version 18
* gromacs    2018       Gromacs version 2018
  gromacs    2018-cuda  Gromacs version 2018 with CUDA support
* obabel     2.4.1      Open Babel version 2.4.1
  vina       1.1.2      AutoDock Vina and selected AutoDock Tools
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Packages that you have already installed are asterisked.

To install a package:

% pinda install ambertools 18
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To uninstall a package:

% pinda uninstall obabel 2.4.1
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For detailed information on a package:

% pinda info ambertools 18

AmberTools version 18

This pinda distribution provides the following commands:

    "sander"      : the Amber/Ambertools "sander" command
    "amber-shell" : drops you into a bash shell from which all other
                    AmberTools commands are accessible (e.g. tleap).

For full license and usage information, please visit http://ambermd.org

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Limitations:

You need to have Docker installed on your machine. The containerised versions of the applications can only 'see' files that are in the directory a command in invoked from, or a subdirectory of this, so for example:

% gmx mdrun -s bpti.tpr # This is fine
% gmx mdrun -s ../bpti.tpr # This won't work

Author:

Charlie Laughton charles.laughton@nottingham.ac.uk

License:

BSD 3-clause

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