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The GaussView 5 Reference can be found here.

How to use

The environment for GaussView 5 is automatically set up when loading the gaussian 09 module e.g.

 $ module load gaussian/g09e01

For more details on using modules see our software applications guide.

GaussView is then invoked by typing the following command from an X-window session:

$ gv

If the above command is generating error or issue, use the following command:

$ gv -soft

The -soft flag uses software opengl rendering instead of hardware and your issue should be resolved.

XQuartz and macOS

If you are using XQuartz on macOS to run GaussView, you need to configure XQuartz to allow indirect GLX contexts. You can do this by quitting XQuartz, then in the macOS Terminal application run:

# New versions
$ defaults write org.xquartz.X11 enable_iglx -bool true
# Old versions
$ defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 enable_iglx -bool true

Authors: Andrew Wellington, Rika Kobayashi, Mohsin Ali 
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