[gmx-users] Gromacs installation FTP issue

Mark Abraham mark.j.abraham at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 09:31:48 CET 2016


Yes, you could have simply changed the ftp:// prefix to http:// and it
would have been fine. Future releases will likely offer both styles of
link. The regressiontest download is only available with http for now, so
your problem there was not related to FTP limitations.


On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:59 AM Ragothaman Yennamalli <ragothaman at gmail.com>

> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to install the latest version of Gromacs. Before, I mention the
> real question I have to let you know that our system admin has diabled FTP
> downloads. (Don't ask me why, but all FTP usages in the campus are banned)
> So, thanks to a Chrome extension I was able to download the gromacs
> installation package using the browser.
> However, while installing I realized that Gromcas tried to download the
> regression tests package via FTP and it was unable to the installation was
> unsuccessful. I have downloaded the regressiontests package from the
> browser and trying to install it again.
> So, my question is: Can I install Gromacs by bypassign FTP downloads?
> Thanks for any input!
> Raghu
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