Question: Error downloading streams from SRA-ncbi when running fastq-dump
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5 months ago by
Sam_0 wrote:

Hello everyone, I'm a bioinformatics student. I'm currently trying to download raw sequences from NCBI, but this message comes out: Failed to call external services, at the time of executing the command fastq-dump -I --split-files. It's not ubuntu, it's by virtual machine I don't it's a problem of conection to the internet. Please could someone help me. Thanks.

rna-seq fastq-dump sra ncbi • 198 views
ADD COMMENTlink written 5 months ago by Sam_0

Instead of using fastq-dump you could try sra-explorer and get the links to download the fastq files.

ADD REPLYlink written 5 months ago by alex.zaccaron180

Try Aspera secure copy.

ADD REPLYlink written 5 months ago by Arup Ghosh2.7k
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