Upload data to Galaxy

Overview
Creative Commons License: CC-BY Questions:
  • How to upload data to Galaxy

Objectives:
  • Learn how to upload a file by pasting in a URL

  • Learn how to import data from a shared library

  • Determine the best strategy to get data into Galaxy

Time estimation: 40 minutes
Level: Introductory Introductory
Supporting Materials:
Published: Sep 23, 2022
Last modification: Nov 3, 2023
License: Tutorial Content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The GTN Framework is licensed under MIT
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There are several ways to get data into Galaxy:

  • Uploading a file by pasting in a URL
  • Uploading a file from the computer
  • Uploading using a FTP server
  • Import an entire history
  • Import data from a shared library
Agenda
  1. Upload a file via an URL
  2. Import from a shared library

Upload a file via an URL

Hands-on: Data upload from URL
  1. Create a new history

    To create a new history simply click the new-history icon at the top of the history panel:

    UI for creating new history

  2. Copy the following URL

    https://zenodo.org/record/582600/files/mutant_R1.fastq
    
  3. Import it in the history

    • Copy the link location
    • Click galaxy-upload Upload Data at the top of the tool panel

    • Select galaxy-wf-edit Paste/Fetch Data
    • Paste the link(s) into the text field

    • Press Start

    • Close the window

Import from a shared library

Hands-on: Data upload from URL
  1. Create a new history

    To create a new history simply click the new-history icon at the top of the history panel:

    UI for creating new history

  2. Copy the following URL

    https://zenodo.org/record/582600/files/mutant_R1.fastq
    
  3. Import it in the history

    • Copy the link location
    • Click galaxy-upload Upload Data at the top of the tool panel

    • Select galaxy-wf-edit Paste/Fetch Data
    • Paste the link(s) into the text field

    • Press Start

    • Close the window