openSUSE

openSUSE relates topics.


Goodbye GeekoCFD

I created GeekoCFD (first release on September 2nd, 2010) with the idea of simplifying the adoption of openSUSE for computing and, in particular, for computational fluid dynamics. It included one of the most popular open-source tools for computational fluid dynamics, OpenFOAM®, computer algebra systems such as octave and wxMaxima, and […]


GeekoCFD 7.0.0 is here!

I am pleased to announce the availability of GeekoCFD 7.0.0. This release is based on openSUSE Leap 42.1, the new release of openSUSE based on the core of SUSE Linux Enterprise, and enjoys long-term support (and a beautiful artwork!). GeekoCFD 7.0.0 also brings the following major changes: Updated features UEFI […]


GeekoCFD 6.3.0 is here!

I am pleased to announce the release of GeekoCFD 6.3.0, which includes the latest updates for openSUSE 13.1 from the official repository, and a few additional packages such as eigen, gromacs and meshlab. Additionally, VirtualBox add-ons are now installed by default, as well as openmpi-devel. This release obsoletes all the […]


GeekoCFD 6.1.0 released

I am pleased to announce GeekoCFD 6.1.0, which constitutes a minor release of GeekoCFD 6.1.0 to update OpenFOAM to version 2.3.x (x > 0). Updates from the official openSUSE repository were also included. The new version can be downloaded from SUSE Gallery. Enjoy! 🙂 This offering is not approved or […]


GeekoCFD 5.1.0

I am pleased to announce the release of GeekoCFD 5.1.0 ( http://susestudio.com/a/2qtLK2/geekocfd ) and GeekoCFD text-mode 5.1.0 ( http://susestudio.com/a/2qtLK2/geekocfd-text-mode ). This is a maintenance release which includes all the security updates provided by openSUSE 12.3, and the latest version of OpenFOAM 2.2.x (with x > 1). Enjoy 🙂 This offering […]


GeekoCFD 5.0.0 and GeekoCFD text mode 5.0.0

GeekoCFD 5.0.0 ( http://susestudio.com/a/2qtLK2/geekocfd ) and GeekoCFD text-mode 5.0.0 ( http://susestudio.com/a/2qtLK2/geekocfd-text-mode ) are now available for download. This major release is based on openSUSE 12.3, with kernel 3.7.10, gcc 4.7.2, KDE 4.10.0, and OpenFOAM 2.2.x. Enjoy 🙂 This offering is not approved or endorsed by OpenCFD Limited, the producer of […]


Installing OpenFOAM 2.2.x on openSUSE 12.3 2

The following procedure illustrates how to install OpenFOAM 2.2.x from the git repository on openSUSE 12.3, for the current users. Install the C/C++ development pattern: zypper install -t pattern devel_C_C++ Install other dependencies (gnuplot is optional, but useful): zypper install cmake gnuplot openmpi openmpi-devel git-core zypper install libqt4-devel libQtWebKit-devel libQtAssistantClient4 Check that openmpi 1.6 is selected […]