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OpenFOAM Installation for Multiple Users

Posted March 9, 2013 at 09:26 by Hisham (Notes for OpenFOAM!)
Updated March 10, 2013 at 10:47 by Hisham

If OpenFOAM was installed on a single user account using the OpenCFD binaries then for another user to have access to it is very simple. All one needs to do is to add an alias of the installation in the new user's .bashrc file

OFver='source /opt/openfoamver/etc/bashrc'
If, on the other hand, OpenFOAM (or OpenFOAM-ext) was compiled on a user account (say the user name is MrX) and a new user (MrY) wants to use the same installation, then:

1. MrX must make sure...
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List of threads useful for building OpenFOAM and other Third Party tools

Posted April 8, 2010 at 14:05 by wyldckat
Updated December 8, 2013 at 10:37 by wyldckat (Added a few more links...)

Well, I've been meaning to this for a while now, so here goes - This a list of threads that could prove useful to new comers to OpenFOAM on how to build it as well as the Third Party tools.

Keep in mind:
  • That this isn't going to answer all of the questions you might have, but should help you with the more usual issues you might have.
  • The solution you seek might only come along after reading most of the thread each link points to.

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