From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Mon May 07 2012 - 16:05:49 CDT

On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Wei Chen <> wrote:
> Hi,
> When I draw a structure using 'Bonds' or 'Licorice' and color it by
> 'Name', all bonds are shown as blue instead of different colors. This
> happens for all versions of vmd I tried (1.9.1, 1.9, 1.8.6). I am
> using a PC with Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU. The operating system is
> openSUSE 12.1 64bit. Any ideas about the problem?

i have a hunch. what kind of GPU do you have?
can you copy the VMD startup message, which
contains some information about what VMD has
found out about your GPU.


> Thank you!
> Wei Chen

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
College of Science and Technology
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.