[gmx-users] Problems Looking at Graphic Output

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Thu Jun 1 20:33:08 CEST 2006

Zakharova, Natalia Leonidovna wrote:
> Dear GROMACS community,
> I am new to Linux and GROMACS.
> I successfully installed Gromacs on TopologiLinux. I can run the 
> examples in tutorial folder without problems, but I can't look on 
> any graphic output because I don't have "xmgrace" installed. I did some 
> Internet searches and was able to find and download its decendant - 
> Grace. However, I was unable to install it because Grace can't find the 
> Motif libraries. After looking into my system I was able to find 
> "lesstif" folder in /usr/doc/ (LessTif is suposed to be a replacement 
> for Motif, as far as I understand from reading LessTif and Grace 
> web-pages), but I am still not sure if it is installed on my system (is 
> there any way to find this out? how can I get Grace to find and use 
> LessTif libraries? path to which file should I define for ./configure to 
> find them?). After some more Internet searching I found and downloaded 
> OpenMotif. Unfortunately, I was unable to install it due to many errors.
> I am not sure what to do now (I very much would like to be able to look 
> at graphic outputs) and any help will be appreciated.
> Natalia.
> P.S. Do I need to reinstall GROMACS once I install Grace?

your lnux distribution probably has an easy way to install either 
lesstif or openmotif. Check the website for the linux distro.
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