Many operations in Arvados can be performed using either the web Workbench or through command line tools. Some operations can only be done using the command line.
To use the command line tools, you can either log into an Arvados virtual machine where those tools are pre-installed, or install the Arvados tools on your own system.
This is the command line interface we recommend for most day-to-day work, because the tools are all preinstalled and preconfigured for you. You can log in to any virtual machine where you have permission by using:
This option gives you more flexibility in your work, but takes more time to set up.
Doing this isn’t strictly required for most tools, but will streamline the installation process. Follow the Arvados package repository instructions.
Here are the client packages you can install on your system. You can skip any you don’t want or need except for the Python SDK (most other tools require it).
arvcommand and user interface to the Arvados API.
arv-mountcommand and FUSE driver that lets you access Keep using standard Linux filesystem tools.
arvados-cwl-runnercommand to register and run workflows in Crunch.
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