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From: Peter Freddolino (petefred_at_umich.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 09 2016 - 20:30:43 CDT
Any particular reason that you’re downloading the source code and not a prebuilt binary? The steps outlined here will not actually build vmd, but unless you have specialized requirements you’re better off getting one of the platform-specific releases anyway.
> On Apr 8, 2016, at 6:01 PM, Nate Abraham <nate.abraham_at_colorado.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I've been trying to download VMD on my computer but keep running into the same issue. Here is what I've done:
> Download VMD Source Code 1.9.2
> Untar the file in the downloads file
> Move the plugins directory into the vmd-1.9.2 directory
> cd into the vmd-1.9.2 directory
> type ./configure where I get the following message:
> "using configure.options: LINUXAMD64 ACTC IMD LIBTACHYON NETCDF COLVARS TCL PTHREADS SILENT"
> cd into the src directory
> type sudo make install
> and get the following message:
> "cp: cannot stat ‘../LINUXAMD64/vmd_LINUXAMD64’: No such file or directory
> cp: cannot stat ‘../lib/stride/stride_LINUXAMD64’: No such file or directory
> cp: cannot stat ‘../lib/surf/surf_LINUXAMD64’: No such file or directory
> cp: cannot stat ‘../lib/tachyon/tachyon_LINUXAMD64’: No such file or directory
> Make sure /usr/local/vmd/bin/vmd is in your path.
> VMD installation complete. Enjoy!"
> I am running on a LInux computer, specifically running RHEL 7.0. Any help would be much appreciated.