From: Giacomo Fiorin (
Date: Wed May 27 2020 - 09:28:30 CDT

You could try contacting the developers: seeing as the corresponding author
has since moved to the private sector, that's not guaranteed to work.
Still, have you tried it?

In general, assuming that a plugin is properly set up with a pkgIndex.tcl
file, one way to let VMD auto-detect it is the auto_path variable from the
Tcl interpreter:

# Autoload custom plugins
set auto_path [linsert $auto_path 0 *your_plugins_folder*]

where *your_plugins_folder *contains one or more plugins, each one in their


On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 10:12 AM gagandeep singh <>

> Dear All
> I am trying to install vmdICE plugin to calculate the SASA of all the
> atoms in my protein-ligand system, following the steps in the manual but
> unable to successfully install the plugin. I tried in both Windows10 and
> Ubuntu20 to install this plugin in VMD but remained unsuccessful. The
> plugin is not coming up in the analysis section.
> Any help in this regards would be appreciated.
> Thanks and regards
> Gagandeep Singh

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