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votca-tools(7) Miscellaneous Information Manual votca-tools(7)


votca-tools - The basic tools library of the VOTCA package


votca-tools provides the basic functions used by all parts of the VOTCA package.

Please visit the program site at __http://www.votca.org__.


If VOTCA was installed in a non-default location one can use the VOTCARC file to set the important environment variables (PATH, MANPATH, CSGSHARE).

In bash shell: source VOTCARC.bash

In tcsh shell: source VOTCARC.csh

In sh shell: . VOTCARC.bash


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2024/02/02 VOTCA Development Team