From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Jan 10 2006 - 23:37:14 CST

On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Jon Savian wrote:

JS> Hi


please check the mailing list archives first.

JS> I am using RHEL3 and am having trouble installing VMD. I tried to
JS> install the version of vmd 1.8.3 for red hat 9. It gives me the
JS> following error when i try to load it by doing "vmd" on the command
JS> line:
JS> /usr/local/lib/vmd/vmd_LINUX: error while loading shared libraries:
JS> cannot open shared object file: No such file or
JS> directory
JS> I have, but no Also compiling from
JS> source looks difficult. Any suggestions?

there should be a package called compat-libstdc++ or similar
that you need to install and then everthing should run nicely.


JS> Jon

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