[Chimera-users] Problem in installing Chimera in Linux

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Sep 14 10:46:16 PDT 2016

Hi Phi,
Assuming you are in the right place (the directory or folder where the bin file is), instead of


try this:


… which just says to use the file in the directory you’re currently in, instead of searching your paths, which might not include that directory.

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Sep 13, 2016, at 1:27 AM, Chau Phi DINh <dinhchauphi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear my friends, 
>    I tried to install Chimera on Ubuntu. I followed the instruction in Release Note of UCSF. I typed in Terminal command the following: 
>     chmod +x chimera-installer.bin
>     chimera-installer.bin 
>     but it shows me : chimera-installer.bin: command not found
>     Can you tell me how I can do to install it ? 
>     Regards,
> Phi

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