Wednesday, October 10, 2012

FSL 5.0 Released

I don't know how I missed this, but last month a major version of FSL was released: 5.0. This means that:
  1. Everything I had previously written about FSL is now obsolete, and you were a fool to read it; and
  2. There have also been changes to processing anatomical datasets, field maps, and independent component analysis, which look interesting. Interesting, as in, I don't completely understand all the changes they made, but they look impressive.
I haven't had much time to sink my paws into it, but it looks similar to FSL 4.x. More details to come.

2 comments:

  1. hi! Andy, I am trying to learn FSL.
    But, unfortunately, I failed in the installation step.
    when i type in "fsl" in the terminal. it shows the following error message.
    bash: /usr/local/fsl/etc/fsl/fsl.sh: No such file or directory
    Could you please tell me how to solve the problem?


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    1. Hey there,

      It could be because you don't have the path set correctly. Make sure that you ran the fslinstaller.py; also check your Unix source script to make sure you have something like the following code in there:

      #Set up FSL Path
      setenv FSLDIR /usr/local/fsl
      source ${FSLDIR}/etc/fslconf/fsl.csh
      setenv PATH ${FSLDIR}/bin:${PATH}

      Note that I am using the T-shell here; for bash, you would want something like this:

      FSLDIR=/usr/local/fsl
      . ${FSLDIR}/etc/fslconf/fsl.sh
      PATH=${FSLDIR}/bin:${PATH}
      export FSLDIR PATH

      Check this link for more help: http://fsl.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslwiki/FslInstallation/ShellSetup


      Best,

      -Andy

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