From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Oct 14 2005 - 14:50:24 CDT

  VMD contains a compiled-in Python interpreter. As such, it isn't
advisable for you to use a completely different Python installation as
the basis for the Python library you tell VMD to use. This is likely
the cause of the problems you're having. In order to get the built-in
VMD Python interpreter to work for IED, you'll need the Python libraries
that match the compiled-in Python interpreter that's built-into VMD,
which I've made available on the web site here:

If you need help getting this working or encounter more trouble with
this, let me know and I should be able to try and help you work through it.

  John Stone

On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 08:15:40PM +0200, Vlad Cojocaru wrote:
> Dear vmd users,
> Does anyone know how can I tell vmd to use a different python (which
> is installed in /home/vlad/) instead of the default /usr/bin/python?
> Thanks
> vlad
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