Compilation instructions:

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Compile kemboss client

Compile kemboss server



  • Improve Restriction enzyme selection
  • Use thread to open and highlight files (otherwise opening a large sequence file blocks the application for some time)
  • Batch processing capabilities
  • Add documentation
  • Add user interfaces for EMBASSY programs


  • Generate server statistics (using plplot or or qwt)

Known problems:

  • If an EMBOSS program creates more than one output file, some temporary files are not deleted automatically
  • On MS Windows, the individual program windows are always on top of the main program window