[Chimera-users] Chimera installation on Windows Sub System Ubuntu

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Mon Mar 4 14:34:25 PST 2019

The OpenGL graphics library is an operating system library.  If you install it then Chimera should find it.  There is nothing more you would have to do.


> On Mar 4, 2019, at 1:00 PM, Rosenberg, Mark F <mark.rosenberg at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Tom
> Sorry to bother you again.
> I have found installed/ the library. How do I tell Chimera where to look for it please when building ?
> Thank you again.
> Mark
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> From: Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 4, 2019 6:54:44 PM
> To: Rosenberg, Mark F
> Cc: Rosenberg, Mark F; chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu BB
> Subject: Re: Chimera installation on Windows Sub System Ubuntu
> The error installing on the Ubuntu virtual machine means that the opengl graphics library libGL.so.1 was not found.  Probably you need to install a graphics driver for the Ubuntu virtual machine in order for Chimera to start.
> Tom
>> On Mar 4, 2019, at 9:40 AM, Rosenberg, Mark F  wrote:
>> Dear Tom
>> Hope you are well. I think I have been at this for days.  I am trying to install Chimera on a Windows installation but I have had a few bugs which I have submitted to Bugs.
>> I thought in the meantime , I could try and install Chimera in the Windows Subsystem with Ubuntu.
>> I have got so far but I  keep on getting  the below error.
>> I have tried to see if I am missing any libraries to no avail.
>> Do you have any suggestions please ?
>> Thank you  very much.
>> Kind Regards
>> Mark
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "/opt/Chimera/share/__main__.py", line 73, in <module>
>>     value = chimeraInit.init(sys.argv)
>>   File "/opt/Chimera/share/chimeraInit.py", line 666, in init
>>     import chimera
>>   File "/opt/Chimera/share/chimera/__init__.py", line 16, in <module>
>>     from _chimera import BBox, Camera, Color, ColorGroup, DirectionalLight, LODControl, Lens, LensViewer, Light, Material, MaterialColor, Model, NoGuiViewer, OGLFont, OSLAbbreviation, OpenModels, OpenState, PathFinder, PixelMap, Plane, Point, PositionalLight, Selectable, SharedState, SpotLight, Sphere, Texture, TextureColor, TrackChanges, Vector, Viewer, X3DScene, Xform
>> ImportError: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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