|March 13, 2013, 20:11||
Allow System Operations in OpenFOAM
Amir Abbas Aliabadi
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 31Rep Power: 5
Hello Dear FOAMers,
I like to enable the "allowSystemOperations" in controlDict under opt/openfoam211/etc system directory. This enables to load a shared library using case-supplied C++ code.
To do so, I opened the controlDict with the standard Ubuntu text editor and changed the "allowSystemOperations" setting from 0 to 1, but the editor does not let me modify and save the file with the same name, saying that permission to modification is denied. Is there a way to get around this and overwrite this file?
|March 13, 2013, 23:39||
Daniel P. Combest
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: St. Louis, USA
Posts: 585Rep Power: 20
This is because your install is in /opt, which is outside your home directory and you don't have default permission to adjust things there. if you have administrative rights, you can do
sudo gedit /opt/openfoam211/etc/controlDict
Last edited by chegdan; March 14, 2013 at 00:10.
|January 8, 2014, 22:01||
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 24Rep Power: 4
Thanks a lot dan.
I initially tried:
sudo nano controlDict
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