From: Kevin DeMarco (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 13:33:09 CDT


Just create a symbolic link to the vmd executable.

For example, go to /usr/local/bin and do "ln -s /
Contents/vmd/vmd_MACOSX86 vmd"
As long as /usr/local/bin is in your default path (it should be) you
can simply execute "vmd" from the terminal using any flag you wish.


On Jul 17, 2008, at 4:08 PM, Brian Kidd wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there a way to run vmd without the graphical display on Mac 10.4
> (VMD 1.8.6)? In Linux this is achieved by vmd -dispdev text, but
> this doesn't work from a terminal in mac.
> Thanks,
> -Brian