Open science and free software licenses 2

There is growing pressure in the scientific community, and in particular among scientist who heavily rely on computations, towards providing open access to the result of research. This is considered, on one hand, key to the production of reproducible science, and, on the other hand, it is seen as a […]


Protecting tweets and removing unknown followers

I have decided to protect the tweets of my personal Twitter account to limit the amount of followers completely unrelated to my interests. I have also removed many followers (not blocked, just forced to unfollow my account by blocking and then unblocking). I had over 500 followers, and I reduced […]


GeekoCFD 7.1.0 now available!

I am pleased to announce the availability of GeekoCFD 7.0.1. This release brings updated packages to GeekoCFD, and is based on openSUSE Leap 42.1, as GeekoCFD 7.0.0. The following major changes were made: Updated packages OpenFOAM® 3.0.x from the OpenFOAM Foundation gmsh 2.13.1 eclipse neon System changes Removed custom configuration […]


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 […]


WEP Workshop at KAUST

Last week I had the opportunity of visiting KAUST, and take part to the Winter Enrichment Program, organizing a seminar on Open-Source Software for Computational Engineering with a colleague and friend Matteo Icardi, who was my host at KAUST. It was a wonderful experience, KAUST is an impressive campus, and […]


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 […]


New theme

I have finally found a clean new theme for my blog! 🙂


PHP problems

My blog had some problems due to a PHP update performed by my host which broke the wordpress theme in use. I replaced the theme with a temporary one while I find a solution. I hope this does not cause too many troubles!


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 […]