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Old   February 15, 2018, 08:53
Default OpenFOAM 4.0 installation in CAELinux 2013
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I am trying to upgrade from the OpenFOAM2.1.1 and Helyx OS 1.0.1 to OF4.0 and Helyxos 2.4. I have installed the latest version of Helyx OS but i couldn't able to install the OpenFOAM. When i tried to do that i received an error "the installer cant run in openfoam environment. Please use a fresh terminal without openfoam environment".
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Quick answer: You need to replace the source lines you have in the file "~/.bashrc", with the the respective alias alternatives.

For example, if you have this:
Code:
. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-4.0/etc/bashrc
you need to replace it with:
Code:
alias of40='. $HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-4.0/etc/bashrc'
If you still have a similar line for OpenFOAM 2.1.1, you need to do something similar as well.

Then save the file "~/.bashrc" with this changed.

Then start a new terminal window/tab. Now you can start up Helyx-OS.
Next time you need to use OpenFOAM 4.0 or 2.1.1, you can activate it by running the respective alias, for example, by running:
Code:
of40
For more details: https://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/I...ment_Variables
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