Linux Install

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Installing PyMol is quite straightforward.


Download the appropriate RPM and use 'rpm' to install it. Typically,

rpm -Uvh rpmFileName.rpm

From Source


assuming you already have your PyMol source tree untar'ed simply do:

 python build
 python install  # need to be root, here
 sudo cp ./ /usr/local/bin/ # cp the executable to /usr/local/bin

Now you can run PyMol from anywhere by issuing the command:

Compiling By Hand

Copy the appropriate setup/Rules.XXX file to the base PyMol dir. You'll have to edit the file for your system. Then run 'make'.