From: Al-Ali, Hassan (
Date: Wed Jul 30 2008 - 15:12:38 CDT

Indeed, I did follow the installation notes, as I noted in my previous email.
How do I check whether or not I need compatibility libraries though?

Thanks in advance.

 Hassan Al-Ali,
 Ph.D. student, Department of
 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
 Leonard Miller School of Medicine
 University of Miami,

-----Original Message-----
From: on behalf of Axel Kohlmeyer
Sent: Wed 7/30/2008 1:18 PM
To: Al-Ali, Hassan
Subject: Re: vmd-l: Vmd on Fedora 9
On Wed, 30 Jul 2008, Al-Ali, Hassan wrote:

AAH> Hello,

AAH> I just installed VMD on fedora 9, following the installation notes
AAH> and initial set up. However, when I start up VMD, I see a job
AAH> started and a number given to it in the shell, and a flicker in the
AAH> bottom right side of my screen, but then nothing. I'm guessing the
AAH> program gets immediately terminated for some reason, and fails to
AAH> start up properly. Any ideas why this might be happening?

did you follow the linux release nodes and checked whether you
need to install compatibility libraries?


AAH> Regards,
AAH> Hassan

Axel Kohlmeyer
   Center for Molecular Modeling   --   University of Pennsylvania
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