From: Peter Freddolino (
Date: Fri Apr 07 2006 - 01:02:43 CDT

Hi Praveen,
first of all, did you make yourself a vmdtext script? In the tutorials
vmdtext is a short script that runs "vmd -dispdev text"; you might want
to try running
vmd -dispdev text
first to see if that works. Can you run the gui version of vmd normally?

Praveen Madala wrote:

> Hi,
> I am a new user to VMD, I have got problem in making psf file. when I
> try to use vmdtext -e xxx.pgn command.
> It says permission denied.
> why I am getting that error. I have kept VMD directory in my cshrc
> file (I use IRIX)
> regards,
> Praveen K Madala
> PhD student
> Fairlie Group