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ivan-s January 2, 2014 12:01

Windows installation
 
I installed 1.5, which seems to be the currently available version for windows.

But I cannot find the documentation. The tutorials for 2.2.2 don't seem to work, in particular, I cannot get ParaFoam, or at least, I cannot figure out how to get ParaFoam to open the model.

I am only part-way through the first tutorial, which would be step 2.1.2 here:
http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ca...#x5-110002.1.2

Thank you for the help.

wyldckat January 2, 2014 21:00

Greetings ivan-s,

I guess that when you read this post: http://www.cfd-online.com/Forums/ope...-openfoam.html - you had already installed the seriously outdated+unofficial port of OpenFOAM 1.5 for Windows. ;)

Quoting from that post:
Quote:

Originally Posted by wyldckat (Post 468318)

On that page, you can find a list of known (unofficial) binary installations for Windows: http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/In...es_for_Windows
There you can find several more recent builds, including 1.7, 2.0 and 2.1, by more than one independent group! :)

I personally suggest that you try blueCFD-SingleCore: http://code.google.com/p/bluecfd-singlecore/ - Disclaimer: I'm the guy who's responsible for its development.
The port of OpenFOAM 2.2 is not yet available, but it's coming soon.

Best regards,
Bruno

ivan-s January 3, 2014 22:55

Thank you.
 
Bruno,

Thank you for the help here as well as the help on bug 0890.

I use a Linux box at home and a Windows machine at work, because I have no choice there. My target was the Linux box, but after that became difficult I tried to work on Windows. Now that I have it running on Linux I will probably continue with it there.

But when I run into troubles I will continue to try with Windows.

Thank you. again.

Sincerely,
Ivan-S


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