I am looking into Organic Chemistry and would like to know, if there are any packages that can help me to visualize better.

Topics that I am interested in:

  • Covalend Bonds
  • Hybridization
  • Resonance Structure
  • Isomers
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    Have a look here: apps.ubuntu.com/cat/department/chemistry – njallam Aug 26 '12 at 14:00
  • I found a nice periodic table in software center (just search periodic) I know its not exactly what you are looking for but could be useful maby ? – Mark Kirby Aug 26 '12 at 15:30
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    Kalzium is an excellent periodic table with many extras (3d visualiation of atoms, numerous graphs, etc) – Cumulus007 Aug 26 '12 at 15:55

Rasmol is available for *nix. It is probably the most popular molecular visualization tool around.

Install via the software center


You could always try browsing the software center. There's a Science and Engineering section and even a Chemistry sub-section.

  • but i can't find what i need – BigSack Aug 27 '12 at 14:24
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    That's why i asked that here. If anyone can point me to a package that satisfies these – BigSack Aug 27 '12 at 14:24

there are a lot of chemistry package's at


marvin is one of them, I actually use it to predict nmr

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