From: iamcool777able . (
Date: Tue Mar 06 2018 - 13:12:01 CST

Hello, I am having issues running VMD on Fedora 27. Running VMD in debug
mode produces the following output:

Starting program: /usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUXAMD64
/usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUXAMD64: /lib64/ no version
information available (required by /usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUXAMD64)
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib64/".
Info) VMD for LINUXAMD64, version 1.9.4a8 (August 30, 2017)
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, 4 CPUs detected.
Info) CPU features: SSE2 AVX AVX2 FMA
Info) Free system memory: 4272MB (54%)
[New Thread 0x7fffe9621700 (LWP 7152)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe8e20700 (LWP 7153)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe861f700 (LWP 7154)]
[New Thread 0x7fffe7e1e700 (LWP 7155)]
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.
Info) OpenGL renderer: Mesa DRI Intel(R) HD Graphics 620 (Kaby Lake GT2)
Info) Full GLSL rendering mode is available.
Info) Textures: 2-D (16384x16384), 3-D (512x512x512), Multitexture (8)
Info) Dynamically loaded 2 plugins in directory:
Info) /usr/local/lib/vmd/plugins/LINUXAMD64/molfile

Thread 1 "vmd_LINUXAMD64" received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
XGetICValues (ic=0x0) at ICWrap.c:288
288 ICWrap.c: No such file or directory.
Missing separate debuginfos, use: dnf debuginfo-install
libdrm-2.4.89-1.fc27.x86_64 mesa-dri-drivers-17.2.4-3.fc27.x86_64
mesa-libGL-17.2.4-3.fc27.x86_64 mesa-libglapi-17.2.4-3.fc27.x86_64
pcre2-10.30-6.fc27.x86_64 sssd-client-1.16.0-5.fc27.x86_64

I've tried installing the debugging packages VMD asks for but VMD doesn't
seem to be able to find them even after I've installed the packages. Thanks
in advance for the help; let me know if you need any further information.