From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Jun 02 2011 - 23:11:53 CDT

  If you're not getting any console output at all, that seems to indicate
that you're not really running the actual VMD startup script, and are somehow
finding something else?

What do you get if you do this:
  vmd -dispdev text
Or this:
  /usr/local/bin/vmd -dispdev text

Or this:
  ldd /usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUXAMD64

  John Stone

> On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 11:00:40PM -0500, Michael Zimmermann wrote:
> I have been attempting to install the pre-compiled binaries of on a linux
> computer that is running "Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5" and
> has AMD 64-bit processors. I have tried using both the 64 and 32-bit
> linux distributions available (v1.9 and 1.8.7) on the main site. I have
> followed the installation instructions and the files are copied to the
> designated bin and lib directories (I did fully delete the contents of
> these directories between install attempts). Running "make install" says
> that the installation was successful, but when I execute the vmd startup
> script, nothing happens. There are no errors thrown, or output of any
> kind that I can see. I have tried changing the configuration options to
> leave out IMD, CUDA, OpenGL, etc. in case those components are the issue,
> but none of these changes have helped. I am out of ideas at this point.
> Have any of you experienced this behavior, or do you have advice on how to
> continue?
> Thank you,
> Michael Z.

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