[Chimera-users] [chimera-dev] run chimera in terminal on mac os x

ylei at ecs.umass.edu ylei at ecs.umass.edu
Wed Feb 24 12:13:18 PST 2010

hi Elaine

Yap, it helps. Thanks so much.


Quoting Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>:

> On Feb 24, 2010, at 11:45 AM, ylei at ecs.umass.edu wrote:
>> Dear all
>> Could somebody tell me how to run Chimera in terminal on the system of mac?
>> Thanks.
>> Yang
> Hi Yang,
> It is described in the User's Guide page on Chimera startup:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/framecore.html>
> See the part about Mac OS X.  To summarize, if Chimera is installed as
> /Applications/Chimera , to start it from Terminal you would type:
> /Applications/Chimera.app/Contents/MacOS/chimera
> (or if it is in a different place or you gave it a different name,
> substitute those instead).  Since that is kind of a long thing to type,
> you may want to make an alias.  My aliases are in the file named
> .tcshrc in my home directory on the mac, but the filename could be
> different depending on what shell you are using (maybe .bashrc or
> .cshrc or something like that).
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco

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