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Old   June 19, 2009, 10:17
Default PyFoam instal on CAE_linux 2008
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Hi everybody (it's my first post),
I am using CAElinux2008 distribution and I try to instal PyFoam for ploting the residual error on FoamX.
I have read the wiki (http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...lation_as_root) but didn't not find any solutions (I am begginer on Linux !!), the shell respond "unable to open /usr/lib/python2.4/config/Makefile (No such file or directory)".
How can I instal this library ?

Thank in advance
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Old   June 20, 2009, 20:34
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It's a long time since I tested CAELinux so I'll have to do some guesses here.

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Hi everybody (it's my first post),
I am using CAElinux2008 distribution and I try to instal PyFoam for ploting the residual error on FoamX.
I have read the wiki (http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...lation_as_root)
Just checking: you are acting as root (not as the caelinux-user or how is the default user called in CAELinux)

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but didn't not find any solutions (I am begginer on Linux !!), the shell respond "unable to open /usr/lib/python2.4/config/Makefile (No such file or directory)".
How can I instal this library ?
Obviously the Makefile is looked for by the setup.py-utility is not present on this system. In theory it should be sufficient to move the stuff from the bin directory to some directory that is in the PATH and the PyFoam-directory to a place in the PYTHONPATH. For details on this see http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...a_regular_user

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