From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Dec 09 2016 - 13:46:00 CST

  When you untar the archive, you should write the command below,
note the "z" I added:
tar -xzvf vmd-1.9.3.bin.LINUX.opengl.tar.gz

Try that and let me know if it works. If not, please also run these
commands and tell me what they say on your machine:
  cksum vmd-1.9.3.bin.LINUX.opengl.tar.gz
  md5sum vmd-1.9.3.bin.LINUX.opengl.tar.gz

  John Stone

On Fri, Dec 09, 2016 at 10:59:11PM +0330, Atila Petrosian wrote:
> Dear John,
> Thanks for your answer.
> I download vmd-1.9.3.bin.LINUX.opengl.tar.gz.
> But, when I used tar -xvf vmd-1.9.3.bin.LINUX.opengl.tar.gz, I encountered
> with:
> tar: Unexpected EOF in archive
> tar: rmtlseek not stopped at a record boundary
> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
> Only following file and directories were extracted:
> configure A data A LINUX A plugins A README
> After using ./configure,
> VMD plugin include files or directory not found.
> I downloaded source 2 more times, but the problem was not solved.
> There is the same problem for 1.9.2.
> How to resolve that?
> Best,
> Atila

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