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Old   July 28, 2011, 05:18
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Hi I was wondering if you can run OpenFOAM from a USB?

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Old   July 28, 2011, 11:07
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elvis will become famous soon enough

there are severall USB-Stick examples out there.
Geekocfd (u have 2 register) contains the types "usb" "LiveDVD", "virtual" if I am not mistaken.

the image OF1.6-extend from this years OF workshop can be found but I do not know how to make a LiveUSBstick from the LiveDVD

maybe CAE Linux which contains OF as well can be converted into LIVEusb-stick

read the old thread (for the very beginning of this issue)
Slax look 4 SLAX
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Old   July 30, 2011, 19:14
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Hello A.D.E,

I installed Ubuntu on a USB stick (8GB) and then OpenFoam (1.6-ext and 2.0.0), QTOctave, Salome and Eclipse. I run it as a bootable disc without problems.

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Old   August 5, 2011, 05:21
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Thank you both for your coments. What I did was to install Ubuntu on my external hard disc and then install the OpenFoam on that. It works perfect. The only thing is that my PC does not automatically boot from the external drive so I have to go through the BIOS set-up but its ok.

Anyhow thank you for your consideration and time and I hope I can be of assistance to you in the future.


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