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Old   June 25, 2013, 03:53
Default openfoam installed but refuse to start.
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Hello..
i am a user of openfoam for quite some time.
recently due to my PC crashed i had to install openfoam again.

i install it correctly using this:
http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu.php

but when i add the
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At the bottom of that file, add the following line (see Note 1) and save the file source /opt/openfoam220/etc/bashrc

i get the following errors:
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bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamEtcFile: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/etc/config/settings.sh: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/etc/config/aliases.sh: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamEtcFile: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamEtcFile: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamEtcFile: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory
bash: /home/user/OpenFOAM/openfoam220/bin/foamCleanPath: No such file or directory

then when i run icoFoam i get the error
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user@user-MS-7592:~$ icoFoam -help
icoFoam: command not found
user@user-MS-7592:~$
can anyone guide me please
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Old   June 25, 2013, 17:20
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Quick answer - Please check if the following thread: OpenFOAM refuses to start
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Old   July 4, 2013, 05:11
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hello
My problem is strange one
i have installed successfully openfoam//

but when i do icoFoam -help
i get the following error..
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icoFoam: command not found
when i check in Opt i see my openfoam and all folders etc..

so why the command is not seen?
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Old   July 6, 2013, 02:15
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my mistake was in adding the line to the bash file..

after successfully adding this line it all turns out fine..

Thanks
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when i check in Opt i see my openfoam and all folders etc..

so why the command is not seen?
Please read the following blog post: Advanced tips for working with the OpenFOAM shell environment

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