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Old   March 15, 2021, 13:07
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Hi,

I install Openfoam v2.1.1 in Ubuntu 18.04 following the commands described here until step 12. https://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/I...u#Ubuntu_18.04
Then paraview is installed using the commands:
Code:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install paraview
Then I am able to run Openfoam successfully. But whenever I close the terminal or close the Ubuntu without saving, Openfoam commands donīt work. And for example it says that I need to install Openfoam to be able to run blockMesh.

What is the reason of that? How can I solve this problem?

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Old   March 15, 2021, 13:20
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You need to add an alias to your bashrc. Per your link...

Code:
echo "alias of211='source \$HOME/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-2.1.1/etc/bashrc $FOAM_SETTINGS'" >> $HOME/.bashrc
Then, when you start a new terminal window run...

Code:
of211
and the OpenFOAM applications/utilities should be available
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