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Old   May 5, 2018, 06:23
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HI,everyone. Recent days I want to install open foam extend 3.1 on my ubuntu 14.04. When I SAW the code export QT_BIN_DIR=/path/to/qmake
echo "export QT_BIN_DIR=/path/to/qmake" >> etc/prefs.sh . I was pauzzled if should I replace the /path/to/qmake with the addresss of qmake . Because in the past installation of extend 3.2 , I noticed a note of replacing .
Please tell me what to do ,thanks very much .
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Quick answer: Quoting from here: https://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/I...oam-extend-4.0

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On bash (if unsure whether you are using bash, run "echo $SHELL"):
Code:
export QT_BIN_DIR=/path/to/qmake_directory
echo "export QT_BIN_DIR=$QT_BIN_DIR" >> etc/prefs.sh
  • Note: If you don't know what is /path/to/qmake, try checking what the following commands give you:
    Code:
    which qmake
    which qmake-qt4
    For example, you might get the following answer:
    Code:
    /usr/bin/qmake-qt4
    from which the path "/usr/bin/" should be used for replacing "/path/to/qmake_directory", which means that you would run the following commands:
    Code:
    export QT_BIN_DIR=/usr/bin/
    echo "export QT_BIN_DIR=$QT_BIN_DIR" >> etc/prefs.sh
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