From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sun Jul 14 2013 - 23:31:32 CDT

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 5:32 AM, Verwandlung Die <> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I really like the feature of being able to play back log files, that is
> What i really want to do is have VMD start logging to a unique file name any
> time I start VMD,
> without having to type the commands into the vmd> CLI.
> Preferably, this would be a string that is the date/time.
> I am using linux, and I am not unfamiliar to the CLI.
> Additionally, i have seen this posted somewhere, probably 2 years ago, I am
> certain it was possibly, though, I cant recall how to do it.

have you tried looking through the "user's guide"? especially the
parts about command line flags or options to customize VMD through a
.vmdrc file?


> Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.