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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
$ scl enable devtoolset-4 bash
$ make
$ sudo mkdir -p /export/apps/flash2/git-64826f45/bin
$ sudo cp flash2 /export/apps/flash2/git-64826f45/bin
flash2-software.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/20 13:31 by aorth