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Old   December 30, 2013, 23:44
Default 2.1.1 on ubuntu 11.10
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Hi!! I am new to OpenFOAM, and I want to get it set up before the beginning of next semester. I am following the instructions on:
http://www.openfoam.org/archive/2.1....oad/ubuntu.php

It seems to be going well, until I have to modify the bashrc file, since I can't open it from the terminal, and if I open it manually, I'm not able to add the line "source /opt/openfoam211/etc/bashrc" at the end of the file (saying I don't have permission to do so).

Code:
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ VERS=$(lsb_release -cs)       
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ sudo sh -c "echo deb http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu $VERS main > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openfoam.list"
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get update
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric InRelease                       
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security InRelease            
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric Release.gpg                     
Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric InRelease                   
Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates InRelease           
Ign http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports InRelease         
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release.gpg          
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric Release.gpg                      
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric Release                         
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric Release.gpg                           
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security Release                        
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric Release                                    
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates Release.gpg                   
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Sources                              
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex              
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main Sources         
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports Release.gpg       
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main amd64 Packages                       
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main i386 Packages                        
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main TranslationIndex                     
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted Sources             
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe Sources     
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse Sources   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main amd64 Packages  
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted amd64 Packages      
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main i386 Packages/DiffIndex               
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main TranslationIndex                      
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric Release                               
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe amd64 Packages        
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse amd64 Packages      
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main i386 Packages             
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted i386 Packages       
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe i386 Packages         
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse i386 Packages       
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main TranslationIndex          
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates Release                       
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse TranslationIndex    
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted TranslationIndex    
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe TranslationIndex      
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports Release                     
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/main Translation-en            
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Sources                          
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted Sources                    
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe Sources                      
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse Sources                    
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/multiverse Translation-en      
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/restricted Translation-en      
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com oneiric-security/universe Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main amd64 Packages         
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted amd64 Packages   
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe amd64 Packages     
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse amd64 Packages   
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main i386 Packages          
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted i386 Packages    
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe i386 Packages      
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse i386 Packages    
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main TranslationIndex       
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted TranslationIndex 
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe TranslationIndex   
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main Sources        
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted Sources  
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe Sources    
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse Sources  
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main amd64 Packages 
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en_US          
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main Sources
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted Sources
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe Sources
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse Sources
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/main Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric/universe Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/main Translation-en
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-updates/universe Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/main Translation-en
Ign http://www.openfoam.org oneiric/main Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://dk.archive.ubuntu.com oneiric-backports/universe Translation-en
Reading package lists... Done
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install openfoam211
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
openfoam211 is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 445 not upgraded.
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-get install paraviewopenfoam3120 Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
paraviewopenfoam3120 is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 445 not upgraded.
ruben@ruben-VirtualBox:~$ gedit ~/.bashrc
Any idea of what am I doing wrong? Suggestions?
To those who read this, happy new year 2014!

Ruben

Last edited by wyldckat; December 31, 2013 at 12:59. Reason: Added [CODE][/CODE]
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Old   December 31, 2013, 13:17
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Greetings Ruben and welcome to the forum!

Many thanks for sharing the output from your command line, along with a detailed description, since that makes it a lot easier to figure out what's going on!

The first issue might be that gedit from the command line doesn't work very well when Ubuntu is using the Unity desktop

If you don't have permissions to edit the file "~/.bashrc", when you browse manually with the text editor, it might be due to one of the two possible situations:
  1. The file "~/.bashrc" is the same as "$HOME/.bashrc", so if you run:
    Code:
    echo $HOME/.bashrc
    You'll see the correct path. If the file on that path is not the file you are trying to edit, than that's the problem.
  2. The other possibility is if you edited the correct file, but while using the sudo command, which might have changed the ownership of the file. If this is the case, run:
    Code:
    sudo chown $USER:$USER ~/.bashrc
    This will return the ownership to your user-name. Now you can edit the file with the "Text Editor".
Best regards,
Bruno
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Thanks for such a quick reply, and sorry for my late response. Tried your solution last week and was busy packing and sorting other things.

What you proposed actually worked! I went with the change of ownership, was able to run the "icoFoam -help" , run a project and view it in paraFOAM

I'll be starting my thesis project next week, so I guess there will be more questions coming up in the future!

Greetings from Copenhagen
Ruben
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