From: ZT Yew (
Date: Tue Oct 16 2007 - 10:55:34 CDT


Thanks. I've gotten it working now. The problem was indeed in my bash profile.


----------------------------------------> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 10:19:21 -0500> From:> To:> CC:> Subject: Re: vmd-l: Problem vmd1.8.5 & vmd1.8.6 on a mac-pro running ubuntu>>> Hi,> Did you check the video drivers on your ubuntu installation, if VMD> ran initially, and then began to fail, its either some sort of video driver> problem, or you have an issue in your .cshrc or something similar.>> What happens when you run VMD with: vmd -dispdev text>> Beyond that, please check the Linux release notes:>>> Cheers,> John>>> On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 03:13:22PM +0000, ZT Yew wrote:>>>> Hi,>>>> I installed 1.8.5 and 1.8.6 (both 32 and 64bit versions) on a mac-pro (8 core, Geforce 7300 GT) running ubuntu 7.10rc. Installation went fine. I've download and installed all the latest drivers for ubuntu.>>>> The first time running vmd is fine and perhaps the 2nd and 3rd time, but after that, vmd doesn't loa
d. All I see is a very quick flicker of the screen coupled with a quick opening and closing of the vmd console on the bottom right. Another issue is not being able to run command line options like -pdb or -dcd (when vmd does work) even though the files load perfectly well if I do so manually via the vmd GUI.>>>> I'm not sure what's wrong? Anyone managed to run vmd smoothly on a mac pro with ubuntu 7.10rc?>>>> Please advise.>>>> Thanks!>>>> ZT>> _________________________________________________________________>> Manage multiple email accounts with Windows Live Mail!>>>> --> NIH Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801> Email: Phone: 217-244-3349> WWW: Fax: 217-244-6078

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