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Installs the BioPerl bioinformatics perl library.


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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Dec 26th 2016
This version is compatible with:

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'biotools-bioperl', '0.1.0'
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfile

Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add biotools-bioperl
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install biotools-bioperl --version 0.1.0

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.



biotools/bioperl — version 0.1.0 Dec 26th 2016


Table of Contents

  1. Description
  2. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  3. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  4. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  5. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


This module installs the BioPerl bionformatics perl library.


Default Options

By default, the library will be installed in /usr/share/lib, and version 1.6.6 will be installed. To load this module with default options:

class { 'bioperl': }

Custom parameters

You can also specify the installation directory, and the version of BioPerl:

class { 'bioperl':
    target_dir => '/usr/share/lib',
    version => '1.6.6'



Currently it is only compatible with Ubuntu.