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Davide-polimi October 3, 2013 03:35

Error installation OF Kubuntu 13.04
Hi everyone, i'm quite fresh of linux and totally fresh of OF. I'm trying to install this program for my thesis but i have some problem. I follow the guide posted in this site, for Ubuntu (
The problem is at the step 6, when i have to build Paraview.

  davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0$ cd $WM_THIRD_PARTY_DIR
davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0$ ./makeParaView

date-stamp: 2011-07-26

Build stages selected
    -config  true
    -make    true
    -install  true
Features selected
    mesa      false
    mpi      false
    python    false

    qt        true
Version information
    qt        4.8.4
    version  3.12.0
    major    3.12
    specified 3.12.0
Configuring paraview-3.12.0 (major version: 3.12)
    MPI    support : false
    Python support : false
    MESA  support : false

    Qt dev support : true
    Source        : /home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/ParaView-3.12.0
    Build          : /home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/build/linux64Gcc/paraview-3.12.0
    Target        : /home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/platforms/linux64Gcc/paraview-3.12.0



./makeParaView: 421: ./makeParaView: cmake: not found
    Starting make
make: *** Nessun obiettivo specificato e nessun makefile trovato.  Arresto.
Command exited with non-zero status 2
0.00user 0.00system 0:00.00elapsed 0%CPU (0avgtext+0avgdata 1228maxresident)k
0inputs+0outputs (0major+367minor)pagefaults 0swaps
    Done make
    Installing ParaView to /home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/platforms/linux64Gcc/paraview-3.12.0
make: ***  Nessuna regola per generare l'obiettivo "install".  Arresto.
    Installation complete for paraview-3.12.0
    Set environment variables:

        export ParaView_DIR=/home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/platforms/linux64Gcc/paraview-3.12.0
        export PATH=$ParaView_DIR/bin:$PATH
        export PV_PLUGIN_PATH=$FOAM_LIBBIN/paraview-3.12

davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0$ cd $FOAM_UTILITIES/postProcessing/graphics/PV3Readers
davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/applications/utilities/postProcessing/graphics/PV3Readers$ wmSET $FOAM_SETTINGS
davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/applications/utilities/postProcessing/graphics/PV3Readers$ ./Allwclean
+ wclean libso vtkPV3Readers
wclean vtkPV3Readers
+ PV3blockMeshReader/Allwclean
+ rm -f /home/davide/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libPV3blockMeshReader*
+ rm -rf PV3blockMeshReader/Make
+ wclean libso vtkPV3blockMesh
wclean vtkPV3blockMesh
+ PV3FoamReader/Allwclean
+ rm -f /home/davide/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libPV3FoamReader*
+ rm -rf PV3FoamReader/Make
+ wclean libso vtkPV3Foam
wclean vtkPV3Foam
davide@davide-VPCCW1S1E:~/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.2.0/applications/utilities/postProcessing/graphics/PV3Readers$ ./Allwmake
ERROR: ParaView not found in /home/davide/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.2.0/platforms/linux64Gcc/paraview-3.12.0

The problems are those in red. I don't know if the orange problems are or not really problems. The red one in the end, i'm sure that is a problem..:(
Anyone can help me, please?

Davide-polimi October 3, 2013 10:17

Already solve..

pandajjing October 24, 2013 23:07


Originally Posted by Davide-polimi (Post 454891)
Already solve..

I have met the same problem with you,please tell me how to solve it!Thank you very much!

wyldckat October 26, 2013 08:56

Greetings to all! And pandajjing, welcome to the forum!


Originally Posted by pandajjing (Post 458881)
I have met the same problem with you,please tell me how to solve it!Thank you very much!

In theory, all that was missing was to run this command:

sudo apt-get install cmake
Best regards,

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