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[Tutorial] Installing Pymol on Mac OS.

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installing pymol on mac os

Previously, we provided a tutorial for Pymol installation on Ubuntu. In this article, we are going to install Pymol on Mac OS.

Preparing system

Let’s update and upgrade our system first.

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get upgrade

Installing prerequisites

If you are going to use MacPorts for the installation, then you will have to install the prerequisites as shown below.

% sudo port install tcl-corefoundation

% sudo port install tk-quartz

Installing Pymol

Using Homebrew

% brew install brewsci/bio/pymol

Using MacPorts

% sudo port install pymol

After a successful installation, type % pymol in the terminal to run.


References

  1. The PyMOL Molecular Graphics System, Version 1.2r3pre, Schrödinger, LLC.

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