[gmx-users] Editing the log in files [HN]

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Tue Dec 16 01:32:12 CET 2008

Hideya Nakamura wrote:
> Hello,
> I try to install GROMACS using Cygwin on my Windows PC.
> I have already installed fftw, and then I will install GROMACS based on 
> a instruction on wiki.gromacs.org <http://wiki.gromacs.org/> 
> (http://wiki.gromacs.org/index.php/Cygwin_HOWTO).
> In this instruction, there is a description "#6 Edit your login files to 
> source /usr/local/gromacs/bin/GMXRC
> (or manually add /usr/local/gromacs/man to the MANPATH and check that 
> /usr/local/bin is in the PATH)."
> However, I can't edit my log in files. Could someone give me how to edit 
> my log in files by using Cygwin?

Probably you're using bash shell, so in your home directory, edit the 
file .bashrc and add the line "source /usr/local/gromacs/bin/GMXRC" (or 
as appropriate for wherever you installed GROMACS), and then open a new 
shell. This way the GROMACS environment will always be configured right 
for you.


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