After editing ~/.pymolrc and running pymol again, the problem still persists with message: " Detected OpenGL version 2.0 or greater. Shaders available."
Also, I'm a bit confused about .pymolrc from the link (http://www.pymolwiki.org/index.php/Pymolrc), is there really load_sep.py script, or it's just an example of how to launch a script during runtime? (I removed that line from rc)
Try putting this in your ~/.pymolrc file
set use_shaders, 0
set sphere_mode, 0
and re-start PyMOL.
On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Ivan Pavicevic <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Jason,
> I followed compiling instructions from
> Actually, first attempts were with instructions from INSTALL (setup.py build
> install ...) and faced same problem.
> This machine is Lenovo G550 notebook with poor "Intel Graphics Media
> Accelerator 4500MHD" graphics, but I successfully had used PyMol on
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Jason Vertrees
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hi Ivan,
>> How did you install PyMOL? What commands did you use?
>> Also, what video card is in your computer?
>> -- Jason
>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 8:07 PM, Ivan Pavicevic <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > Dear PyMol users,
>> > I'm facing very unusual runtime problem. After successful compiling of
>> > PyMol
>> > 188.8.131.52 on Slackware64 13.37 (actually, this system is S64-current from
>> > February), and running pymol, program prompting several lines, and then
>> > goes
>> > in some sort of freeze state.
>> > The output is:
>> > bash-4.1$ /opt/pymol-svn/pymol
>> > PyMOL(TM) Molecular Graphics System, Version 184.108.40.206.
>> > Copyright (c) Schrodinger, LLC.
>> > All Rights Reserved.
>> > Created by Warren L. DeLano, Ph.D.
>> > PyMOL is user-supported open-source software. Although some
>> > versions
>> > are freely available, PyMOL is not in the public domain.
>> > If PyMOL is helpful in your work or study, then please volunteer
>> > support for our ongoing efforts to create open and affordable
>> > scientific
>> > software by purchasing a PyMOL Maintenance and/or Support
>> > subscription.
>> > More information can be found at "http://www.pymol.org".
>> > Enter "help" for a list of commands.
>> > Enter "help <command-name>" for information on a specific command.
>> > Hit ESC anytime to toggle between text and graphics.
>> > Detected OpenGL version 2.0 or greater. Shaders available.
>> > Program hasn't any graphical, or further console prompt, and Ctrl+C
>> > can't
>> > terminate the app, the only way is with kill from another virtual
>> > console...
>> > That's it :(
>> > I hope someone knows what's the cause.
>> > --
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> If you don't care where you are, then you ain't lost
Jason Vertrees, PhD
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