From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sat May 21 2022 - 11:07:29 CDT

Please provide the output that vmd produces when you launch it.

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer;!!DZ3fjg!7s18F862ulkOuz_Mj_AWX9nIy81_gcxzz_ZW2HYmbW-UZVoIp4kGPbsIhNAmf-9_L5jVpV9t9ayUcydKsg$ 
College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
On Sat, May 21, 2022, 09:43 manuel mourato <>
> Hello all,
> I am exploring vmd a bit, and have just recently compiled the code from
> source, in WSL2 (Centos OS 8), on my Windows PC.
> After following the instructions in the documentation, vmd is indeed
> installed and I can launch it with the /usr/bin/vmd command ( the tcl/tk
> command line interface appears).
> However, the GUI is not launched.
> I have tried launching a VMD binary distribution (for windows) from my
> WSL2 Centos system command line (/mnt/c/.../vmd.exe) and it works with no
> issues.
> Is there something I am missing?
> Thank you.