From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Oct 29 2010 - 09:28:23 CDT

  I think that doing a build from source might help you, but I find it
odd that the bleeding edge Ubuntu would cause misbehavior of the FLTK
windows. Perhaps the thing to do would be to compile FLTK on your system
first and run the demo programs that come with it to be sure there isn't
some other odd problem with the new Ubuntu. If that works, then proceed
with compiling VMD and see how it goes. Let us know if you need help.

  John Stone

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:42:15AM -0700, Andrew Jewett wrote:
> VMD 1.8.7 was working beautifully in ubuntu linux 10.04 (the
> gnome-based version).
> I decided to upgrade to 10.10.
> Alas, now the VMD menus are unresponsive (you can click on them, but
> the pull-down list never appears).
> I tried re-downloading the VMD binary (64-bit x86_64), and reinstalled
> it without any error messages, but the menu problem persists.
> Is this just me? Has anybody else had any luck under ubuntu 10.10?
> Thank you in advance.
> Andrew

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