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maxquant:common:download_and_installation [2015/11/20 15:13]
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maxquant:common:download_and_installation [2019/02/26 15:17]
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 +====== Download and Installation Guide ======
 +===== Download =====
 +Downloading and using the software is free of charge. ​
 +Simply download from [[https://​​|here]] and unpack the compressed file //​​.
 +===== Running =====
 +Please choose your operating system to view how to run MaxQuant.
 +-->​MaxQuant on Windows#
 +Supported operation system versions (64 bit is required) are Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2012.
 +  * **Install .NET Framework 4.7.2 or higher** \\ To find out whether you already have it, follow the instructions on [[http://​​en-us/​library/​hh925568%28v=vs.110%29.aspx#​net_b|How to Determine Which .NET Framework Versions Are Installed]]. If you need to, you can download the software and get installation instructions at the [[http://​​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=30653|Microsoft Download Center]].
 +  * **Run MaxQuant GUI**
 +Double click on //​MaxQuant.exe//​ in //​MaxQuant//​ folder and specify your RAW files, experimental design and fasta files.
 +  *  **Start MaxQuant**
 +Click on the //Start// button.
 +-->​MaxQuant on Linux#
 +We are supporting and testing MaxQuant on Ubuntu 16.04.3 or higher, but MaxQuant should also work on another distribution of Linux. \\
 +You may run MaxQuant using Graphical User Interface. In this case, you should install Mono and follow instructions for //MaxQuant on Windows// starting from second point. This tutorial is focused on running MaxQuant using command line.
 +  * **Install Mono Framework 5.4.1 or higher** \\ 
 +To find out whether you already have it, type in the command line
 +<code bash>
 +mono --version
 +If you need to, you can download the software and get installation instructions at the [[http://​​download/#​download-lin|Mono Download page]].
 +  * **Edit //​mqpar.xml//​ file**
 +Currently we highly recommend to preconfigure the //​mqpar.xml//​ file in MaxQuant GUI. After transferring the file on Linux machine, do not forget to update file addresses accordingly.
 +  * **Run MaxQuant**
 +<code bash>
 +mono MaxQuant/​bin/​MaxQuantCmd.exe mqpar.xml
 +===== Hardware requirements =====
 +  * Intel Pentium III/800 MHz or higher (or compatible) although one should probably not go below a dual core processor.
 +  * 2 GB RAM minimum.
 +  * 2 GB RAM per thread that is executed in parallel is required.
 +  * There is no upper limit on the number of cores. Whatever you can fit into a shared memory machine will work as long as the disk performance scales up with it.
maxquant/common/download_and_installation.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/26 15:17 by yeroslaviz