X11 and Rasmol

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by eva01, Mar 27, 2006.

  1. eva01 macrumors 601


    Feb 22, 2005
    Gah! Plymouth
    Ok so i am "trying" to use Rasmol with X11 on the latest version of Tiger on my last revision 12" powerbook.

    When i double click the rasmol program, a X11 window pops up for a split second then disappears. Can anyone tell me why this is happening?

    Having to use this program because Chem3D is a windows only program :/


    I am relatively new to X11 and such programs and need to have this done by next monday :/ (need to show two .pdb images and import them to Keynote)

    However if anyone knows of a better(another) .pbd program that would be great

    Thanks much
  2. mwpeters8182 macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I've found that fink is the best way to get Rasmol. However, if you're looking for molecular visualization, may I suggest Pymol? It's much more feature-rich, and in my opinion, easier to use.


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