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OpenBabel error

Good afternoon.

I am unable to open .out files running on gaussian 09 and gaussian 16.

When I open the file I get the following error: OpenBabel error: conversion failed.

Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

Can you give us a bit more information? What version are you using? What OS? How did you install it? Can you also post a file?


Good morning,

My avogadro updated to version avogadro2, version 1.93.0 and since then I’m having problems that I didn’t have with the old version.

I’m using ubuntu 20.04 OS, but when I used linux mint 20 (Ulyana) I had the same problem.

The problem consists of three main points:

1- The option Extensions >> open babel is disabled.
2- The Quantum option is also disabled.
3- This version of avogadro2 is not opening the .out file generated by gaussian 09 and gaussian 16.

How could I solve this problem?

I installed avogadro2 in two ways:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install avogadro

sudo apt-get update -y
sudo apt-get install -y avogadro

All two forms of installation have the same problem mentioned in the previous msg.

You’ll want 1.94 / 1.95 - we’ve fixed lots of bugs in these versions.