Question: TrimGalore error : Cutadapt terminated with exit signal: '512'.
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13 months ago by
lovishpuri0
lovishpuri0 wrote:

Hi, I'm getting this error while trying to remove adapters and contaminants using Trim_Galore. Please help.

> Now performing quality (cutoff 20) and adapter trimming in a single pass for the adapter sequence: 'AGATCGGAAGAGC' from file
> /home//samples/chronic pancreatitis/SRR5020215.fastq <<<
>
  sh: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
> 
> 
> Cutadapt terminated with exit signal: '512'. Terminating Trim Galore
> run, please check error message(s) to get an idea what went wrong...
ADD COMMENTlink modified 13 months ago by Pierre Lindenbaum121k • written 13 months ago by lovishpuri0

what was the command line ?

ADD REPLYlink written 13 months ago by Pierre Lindenbaum121k
`/home//samples/chronic pancreatitis`

did you edit user name here? By any chance, are these files from SRA dump?

ADD REPLYlink modified 13 months ago • written 13 months ago by cpad011211k

/home//samples/chronic pancreatitis

The error may be due to the space in the folder name. As a rule of thumb, avoid spaces altogether in file and folder names - while many programs deals with them just fine, some don't. If you do use spaces, escape the space (/home//samples/chronic\ pancreatitis) or use single quotes ('/home//samples/chronic pancreatitis').

ADD REPLYlink written 13 months ago by h.mon26k
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