From: Andreas Svrcek-Seiler <>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 17:30:20 +0200 (CEST)


> I'm new to Amber, and would like some advice on which linux
> installation is easiest to instal Amber upon.
....Any linux might do. The more popular the distribution you use,
the more people might have distribution-specific answers.

> I am a linux novice, and understand the basics of installation, don't
> need to run MD sims, but am having some issues compiling "leap".
> Has anyone been able to install Amber 7 on a linux system without
> having to alter the makefiles?
....My experience:
Amber{6,7} compiled "out of the box" after
**reading the INSTALL file and following the instructions there**
Amber8 too, with some (small) trouble due to problems with
the newest intel-compiler.

> Could anyone offer any advice or assistance?
....I think the advice of most overall use is the ** marked line above.
If you're still having trouble, many people might help you if
you post exactly what you did and what error messages you got as a result.
good luck

P.S.:If you use the intel compiler(s) and don't have an rpm-based system,
have a look at
this page shows how to install the intel compiler suite wherever you want
(and without having root privileges).

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