From: Ebrahim Mayat (
Date: Sun Feb 20 2005 - 08:42:49 CST

On Feb 19, 2005, at 11:54 PM, vmd-l digest wrote:

> Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2005 10:21:14 +0100
> From: fabri <>
> Subject: vmd-l: vmd 1.8.3 on my mac
> Hi everybody,
> I have downloaded and installed VMD-latest on a G4 iBook with OSX
> 10.3.8. Followed the installation instructions:
> "To install the pre-compiled MacOS X bundle version of VMD, open the
> VMD disk image and drag the VMD application into an appropriate
> directory. Once the VMD application has been placed appropriately it
> should be ready for immediate use as no other installation steps are
> required."
> However, when I double-click the VMD icon it simply pops forward and
> closes back, without the program starting.
> Is there some preinstalled stuff to have, or maybe some env variable
> that should be set? Or what else?


Drag the VMD application icon into your Applications folder, then
create an alias of the said icon and drag the alias into the Dock
strip. Now double-click on this icon in the Dock and voila.