How to check Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (BWA) version on my terminal?
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appropiate ▴ 60

Hopefully the title is self-explanatory. I have tried

bwa --version

without success.

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Dave Carlson ▴ 1000

Just run the bwa command without the --version flag:

$ bwa

Program: bwa (alignment via Burrows-Wheeler transformation) Version: 0.7.17-r1188 Contact: Heng Li lh3@sanger.ac.uk

Usage: bwa <command> [options]

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That was embarrassingly simple, thanks!

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