From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Jun 19 2015 - 08:42:11 CDT

  I searched the code for that error, and it appears to be coming from
the PME potential GUI plugin. I'm wondering if you have your LOCALE
set to something unusual that is causing problems for that code?

Does this error arise during VMD startup, or after you do something
specific in the program?

  John Stone

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 04:06:35PM +0530, Rohit Goswami wrote:
> On every vmd start, I'm getting this persistent error, inspite of not using the PME electrostatics functions at all. I'm running an archlinux 64-bit machine with vmd 1.9.2
> PME Electrostatics Error
> Error updating the cell information:
> missing operand at _@_
> in expression ".... + 10.*0. + 0.*10. + _@_*"

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