From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Feb 26 2015 - 15:22:50 CST

  It sounds like your computer has a buggy OpenGL driver, as it
should not be possible for the VMD graphics window to have a transparent
background. You didn't say what operating system or graphics hardware
you're using, but I strongly recommend that you look for an updated
graphics driver on your machine.

  John Stone

On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 01:11:46AM +0100, jing liang wrote:
> Hi,
> my VMD window which displays the molecules¬
> has a transparent background. That is, I can see
> all the applications behind that window.¬
> I had to choose a black wall paper for my linux
> desktop for that reason and also minimize any other
> ¬ application when using VMD.¬
> Have you encountered this issue?
> Thanks.

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