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How to install bowtie2 on Ubuntu/Linux?

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# create and go to install directory
cd $HOME/tools/bowtie2/

# download Ubuntu/Linux version

# decompress
unzip download

# add location to system PATH
export PATH=$HOME/tools/bowtie2/bowtie2-2.3.0:$PATH

# check installation
bowtie2 --help

Error missing library

bowtie2-2.3.0/bowtie2-align-s: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
(ERR): Description of arguments failed!


b) Install TBB library
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install libtbb2   # or : apt-get install libtbb-dev