The program can be installed in any user-defined directory. After copying the distribution file into chosen directory, unpack it:
tar xfvz md50.tar.gz
A new directory
md50 arises. Change to this directory.
Before compiling, you may need to change sizes of working arrays defined
in the file
dimpar.h. The values of parameters depends both
of molecular system you want to simulate and on the computer in hands.
The are several Makefiles for different architectures. Choose the most suitable and edit it if necessary. Usually options for optimization can be tuned to improve performance. Then run "make" which invoke one of these Makefiles. The Makefiles differ mostly by compiler used and subroutine to count cpu time.