On September 22nd OSC will be switching to Slurm for job scheduling and resource management on the Pitzer Cluster, along with the deployment of the new Pitzer hardware. We are in the process of updating the example job scripts for each software. If a Slurm example is not yet available, please consult our general Slurm information page or contact OSC help.

VMD

VMD is a visulaization program for the display and analysis of molecular systems.

Availability and Restrictions

Versions

The following versions of VMD are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens Pitzer
1.9.3 X X
1.9.4 (alpha) X* X*
* Current default version

Access

VMD is for academic purposes only. Please review the license agreement before you use this software.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

TCBG, Beckman Institute/ Open source

Usage

Usage on Owens and Pitzer

Using VMD with OSC OnDemand

It is recommended to use VMD with OSC OnDemand. On the OnDemand page launch the VMD GUI from the interactive apps dropdown menu. This will open the VMD Main, OpenGL Display, and terminal windows. End a session through the VMD Main window by selecting File → Quit.

See VMD Tutorials for basic VMD usage instructions.

Further Reading 

Supercomputer: 
Technologies: 
Fields of Science: