From: Giacomo Fiorin (
Date: Sun Mar 04 2018 - 13:58:37 CST

That's the normal intro screen for VMD. (You can also do an image search
online to find screenshots). To load molecular structures in VMD, please
consult the user's guide.


On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 10:20 AM, Mahmood Naderan <>

> Hi,
> I successfully installed vmd with "LINUXAMD64 OPENGL" options and saw
> no error. As I run vmd, a black screen is opened with a colorful VMD
> text which rotates. Also I see x-y-z axis.
> Sound like a screen saver! Did I miss anything?
> Regards,
> Mahmood

Giacomo Fiorin
Associate Professor of Research, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Contractor, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD