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Old   May 16, 2023, 11:54
Exclamation OpenFoam not finding the ControlDict file
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Greetings,

I'm really new to this program as just a week ago I had my first lecture about OpenFoam and CFD. Even so, everything went perfectly as the first example that we had was solved without any difficulties.

Today I went to try to do it again just to gain a bit of muscle memory but I stumbled uppon this error message:


--> FOAM FATAL ERROR: (openfoam-2012)
cannot find file "/home/andre/OpenFOAM-sims/Funciona/system/controlDict"
From virtual Foam::autoPtr<Foam::ISstream> Foam::fileOperations::uncollatedFileOperation::rea dStream(Foam::regIOobject&, const Foam::fileName&, const Foam::word&, bool) const
in file global/fileOperations/uncollatedFileOperation/uncollatedFileOperation.C at line 547.

FOAM exiting


It's really weird beacuse all I did was take the folders of the solved example, delete the folders named after numbers except for number 0, go to Ubuntu (I'm running on a WSL), navigate my way to the folder and paste the next command: "gmshToFoam untitled.msh"

I've tried to figure out what's happening as it's the exact same file that we used the other day and it's the first step that my teacher taught me.

I've wasted 3 hours now trying to solve this to no avail. If someone could help me it'd be marvelous.
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