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LEON(1) User Commands LEON(1)


leon - reference free compression for NGS reads


leon options

(1 arg) : input file (e.g. FASTA/FASTQ for compress or .leon file for decompress)
(0 arg) : compression
(0 arg) : decompression
(1 arg) : number of cores (default is the available number of cores) [default '0']
(0 arg) : switch to lossless compression for qualities (default is lossy. lossy has much higher compression rate, and the loss is in fact a gain. lossy is better!)

compression options

(1 arg) : size of a kmer [default '31']
(1 arg) : abundance threshold for solid kmers (default inferred) [default '']
(0 arg) : init iterator for ibank mode
(0 arg) : store dna seq only, header and quals are discarded, will decompress to fasta (same as -noheader -noqual)
(0 arg) : discard header
(0 arg) : discard quality scores


This manpage was written by Andreas Tille for the Debian distribution and can be used for any other usage of the program.

May 2018 leon 1.4.1