FLASH, Fast Length Adjustment of SHort reads, is a very accurate fast tool to merge paired-end reads from fragments that are shorter than twice the length of reads. The extended length of reads has a significant positive impact on improvement of genome assemblies.
Show all available versions of flash:
$ module avail flash
Load flash into your environment:
$ module load flash/1.2.11
Get quick help:
$ flash --help
Notes from the sysadmin during installation.
$ wget "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/flashpage/FLASH-1.2.11.tar.gz?r=http%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fflashpage%2F&ts=1418712841&use_mirror=tenet" -O FLASH-1.2.11.tar.gz $ tar -xvf FLASH-1.2.11.tar.gz $ cd FLASH-1.2.11 $ make $ sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/FLASH/1.2.11 $ sudo cp flash /export/apps/FLASH/1.2.11