From: Dallas Warren (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2017 - 16:16:30 CDT

It should be located in your home directory.

In the installation files, you can find a copy of it in the data directory.

As noted at below, vmd looks in three locations for a copy of this file.
Catch ya,

Dr. Dallas Warren
Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University
381 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

On 29 April 2017 at 16:31, Roshan Shrestha <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I want to customize my VMD by editing ~/.vmdrc , but I
> have not been able to find .vmdrc in my Ubuntu System. Can you please
> suggest me how to find .vmdrc so that I can customize it. Thanks.
> --
> Roshan Shrestha
> Graduate Student
> Central Department of Physics,Tribhuvan University
> Kathmandu,Nepal