[BiO BB] Announcing the release of VigyaanCD v1.0

Pratul K. Agarwal pagarwal at linus.ornl.gov
Wed Sep 7 20:34:34 EDT 2005

Vigyaan (http://www.vigyaancd.org/) is an electronic 
workbench for bioinformatics, computational biology and 
computational chemistry. New in version 1.0: Based on 
KNOPPIX v3.7, most software packages updated, new 
applications added.

At present the following ready to use software comes on 
VigyaanCD: Arka/GP, Artemis, Bioperl, BLAST (NCBI-tools), 
ClustalW/ClustalX, Cn3D, EMBOSS tools, Garlic, Glimmer, 
GROMACS, Ghemical, GNU R, Gnuplot, GIMP, ImageMagick, Jmol, 
MPQC, MUMer, NJPlot, Open Babel, Octave, PSI3, PyMOL, 
Ramachandran plot viewer, Rasmol, Raster3D, Seaview, 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.

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