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Old   January 16, 2017, 11:44
Question Paraview: cannot connect to X server (Mac)
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Hey everyone,

I'm new to OpenFOAM and working through the terminal in general. My operating system is macOS Sierra and after installing OpenFOAM I attempted the lid-driven cavity flow tutorial but ran into a problem.

When trying to view the mesh I typed in "paraFoam &" as instructed but received the following:

"Created temporary 'cavity.OpenFOAM'"
"paraview: cannot connect to X server"

I have also attached a screenshot of the terminal window. Sorry if this is a simple problem but I would appreciate any help I could get.

Thanks for your time.
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