Lesson 0 – Download and install VMD
To download and install it follow the next steps, it’s very simple!
0 – Read the Copyright and Disclaimer: here:http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/ig/node4.html
1 – Choose your OS:
Go to the following page: http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Development/Download/download.cgi?PackageName=VMD and choose your OS package of the latest version of VMD (1.9.2 current version)
2 – Registration:
Register to the following page (choose a username and password) , then log in and accept the Terms of the License
3- Download and proceed with the installation:
The download should start automatically.
Windows: when the download is finished the installation should start automatically.
MacOS: open the VMD disk image and drag the application in the destination folder
Linux: move the dowloaded .tar to the folder where you want to install vmd:
mv archive.tar /path-to-folder
#Untar the folder and move into it:
tar -xvf archive.tar
#Create the Makefile with the command:
#Then move into the src directory and run make:
Done! Now you have VMD installed on your computer. To run it:
For Windows and MacOS users: double click on the icon
For Linux users: VMD should be alredy in your PATH; to run it just type:
in your terminal.
See also here for other images!