From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Thu Nov 10 2011 - 15:47:31 CST

you need to install netpbm as indicated by the documentation


On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Rabab Toubar <> wrote:
> I am trying to generate a movie (.mpeg).  get the ppm files OK, but I get a
> pop up error message saying: Couldn't locate ppmtompeg, would you like to
> specify its path? I am using VMD 1.8.7 on Ubuntu. In the destination folder
> I also have a .par file
> Any suggestions are appreciated
> Thanks
> Rabab Toubar

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
College of Science and Technology
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.