bio works on Linux and Mac computers and on Windows when using the Linux Subsystem.
While the following command should work:
pip install bio --upgrade
We usually recommend installing prerequisites with conda like so:
conda install -c bioconda biopython
then proceed with
pip install bio --upgrade.
Run a simple fetch command, set the verbose mode to see what is happening:
bio fetch NC_045512 -v
now list the known data:
try out a conversion:
bio convert NC_045512
bio followed by one or more accession numbers or data names followed by one or more flags or options.
Tasks will have separate help pages that are shown when the command is run with no parameters (or using the