Please note that many of the Jemboss instructions on these
pages are now out-of-date and will shortly be replaced.
These days Jemboss is provided as standard in the
EMBOSS-x.y.z.tar.gz distributions. It also comes
pre-configured with mEMBOSS distributions.
To install a Jemboss server on a UNIX operating system,
invoke the installation script in the jemboss subdirectory
and follow the prompts.
The standalone interface on UNIX operating systems is
automatically available, subject to Java installation,
after configuring and installing the main EMBOSS
Jemboss is a graphical user interface to EMBOSS.
Jemboss is developed by the
The software is free and part of the EMBOSS distribution.
To use the main Jemboss interface you will need to
follow the installation instructions
to download and compile EMBOSS and Jemboss.
To just use the Jemboss Alignment Editor and DNA Editor you
can launch them from the links below. To launch these editors
Java Web Start is needed.
You may find there is a local Jemboss server already available
at your institution.
Launching Jemboss Editors