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 flash2:
$ module avail flash2
Load flash into your environment:
$ module load flash2/git-64826f45
Get quick help:
$ flash2 --help
Notes from the system admin during installation.
$ cd /tmp $ git clone https://github.com/dstreett/FLASH2.git $ scl enable devtoolset-4 bash $ make $ sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/flash2/git-64826f45/bin $ sudo cp flash2 /export/apps/flash2/git-64826f45/bin