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laker May 8, 2008 05:20

hi,everyone I'm a beginner to
I'm a beginner to both OF and linux. I got some trouble in starting FoamX. When I type FoamX, I get this message:

java: xcb_xlib.c:50: xcb_xlib_unlock: Assertion `c->xlib.lock' failed.

I am using fadora(,
java version:1.4.2_05 (download with OpenFOAM)
I don't know what I should do, can anyone help me ,please?
sorry for wasting your time on such a little problem-but it is really a big difficulty for me.

best regards

dmoroian May 9, 2008 10:59

Hello QinNan, Check the forum
Hello QinNan,
Check the forum first for previous similar posts like this: xcb_xlib_unlock


laker May 13, 2008 09:34

thanks, Dragos Followed Phili
thanks, Dragos
Followed Philippose's and your suggestion , I updated the libxcb to f9, and then I see the FoamX interface. I'm very excited, thank you so much!


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