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Old   November 24, 2014, 04:35
Smile (Script)OpenFOAM 2.3.0 and Paraview for Ubuntu 14.04
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Hello fellow foamers;
As you know it is take a long time for compiling OpenFOAM from source. To save the time in compiling and configuring , then actually learning about it , I precompiled OpenFOAM with Paraview 4.2.0 installation for Ubuntu x64 and created a script to install it on your Ubuntu Machine , (tested with Kubuntu 14.04)
Following are the steps you need to follow
1.Extract OpenFOAM.tar.gz
2.Type in terminal
Code:
chmod +x OpenFOAM_install.sh
3.Run the script in terminal and follow on screen instruction
Code:
./OpenFOAM_install.sh
4.If you are installing in computer file system run the script in root terminal by typing (Proceed with caution.I am not responsible for any harm that comes to your system )
Code:
sudo -s
5.Close your terminal and open new terminal and type your alias like
Code:
of230
Report any error in this thread also i will be making monthly builds from OpenFOAM git repo and also give feedback if you need any new features in this scripts
PS:I have built OpenFOAM from latest git repository and paraview 4.2.0 with python support .I have also installed OpenFOAM in my system dir /opt/OpenFOAM no error and it worked fine.

http://uberlinux.blogspot.in/2014/11...or-ubuntu.html

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Old   November 29, 2014, 18:20
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HI, I had previously tried the standard installation instruction for Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mint 17 installation (based on Ubuntu 14.04). That failed because it couldn't find the opengl_include_dir, even though opengl was installed and working. I deleted the libraries created by that installation and tried your one, but when I do of230, it just doesn't do anything - no error message either. What might be going wrong?

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Old   December 2, 2014, 08:54
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did you try icoFoam -help
and if you get normal screen , with usage screen then your installation works
try reading openfoam user guide for how to use go about using openfoam

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