From: John Stone (
Date: Wed May 13 2009 - 16:17:12 CDT

  What GPU chipset/card do you have in your machine? It sounds
to me like you have a video driver problem (flickering colors etc).
Regarding LAMMPS, you're likely to want to try the updated LAMMPS
plugin that's included in the new VMD 1.8.7 beta 2 version I just
posted, as Axel Kohlmeyer just made several significant improvements
to it.

  John Stone

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 02:55:31PM -0400, wrote:
> Hello,
> I just installed VMD(1.8.6 compiled from source code) on my linux machine (running ubuntu 9.04) and all went well during the installation but when I start the application the red green and blue colors of the spinning VMD letters and the coordinate axes keep flickering back and forth between white and the colors theyre supposed to be.  I thought this odd but still went on to try and use the program to do a simmulation but everytime I load in a structure generated by LAMMPS code no picture shows up and there are zero time steps even though it recognizes how many atoms there should be and the time steps are specified.  I have already ran the same simulation succesfully on a different machine and I have all the latest openGL, tcltk, and fltk libraries.  What should I do?
> -Cody Knowles

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