From: Seera Suryanarayana (
Date: Fri Feb 13 2015 - 03:56:16 CST

Dear vmd users

I have installed LINUX_64 OpenGL, CUDA
(RHEL 4.6 and later) on ubuntu 14.04 work station. I installed
successfully, but when I prompt vmd command on terminal, it does not pope
up graphical interface. And I it showing the following info.

rlwrap: Command not found.
Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.2 (December 29, 2014)
Info) Email questions and bug reports to
Info) Please include this reference in published work using VMD:
Info) Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., `VMD - Visual
Info) Molecular Dynamics', J. Molec. Graphics 1996, 14.1, 33-38.
Info) -------------------------------------------------------------
Info) Multithreading available, 16 CPUs detected.
Info) Free system memory: 10821MB (67%)
Info) Dynamically loaded 2 plugins in directory:
Info) /usr/local/lib/vmd/plugins/LINUXAMD64/molfile

Kindly tell us what could be the reason and give an idea how to solve it.

Thanks in advance

Graduate student