From: Remya Ann (
Date: Wed Aug 23 2017 - 05:52:36 CDT

Hi this is what I get when i run the "vmd" command in the terminal after an
installation of nvidia-375. It doesn't open up the GUI window. Could you
please help me with this. I currently use VMD-1.9.3 on a ubuntu 16.04

/usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUXAMD64: /usr/lib/nvidia-375/ no
version information available (required by
Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.3 (November 30, 2016)
Info) Email questions and bug reports to
Info) Please include this reference in published work using VMD:
Info) Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., `VMD - Visual
Info) Molecular Dynamics', J. Molec. Graphics 1996, 14.1, 33-38.
Info) -------------------------------------------------------------
Info) Multithreading available, 16 CPUs detected.
Info) CPU features: SSE2 AVX
Info) Free system memory: 26GB (82%)
Info) No CUDA accelerator devices available.
Warning) Detected X11 'Composite' extension: if incorrect display occurs
Warning) try disabling this X server option. Most OpenGL drivers
Warning) disable stereoscopic display when 'Composite' is enabled.
ERROR) A TrueColor visual is required, but not available.
ERROR) The X server is not capable of displaying double-buffered,
ERROR) RGB images with a Z buffer. Exiting ...
Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.3 (November 30, 2016)
Info) Unable to create OpenGL window.


Remya Ann Mathews K
Doctoral Scholar
Polymer Engineering and Colloid Science Lab
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036, TamilNadu, India