• CFD,  Linux,  OpenFOAM,  openSUSE

    Installing OpenFOAM 1.7.x on openSUSE 11.4

    The installation of OpenFOAMĀ® 1.7.x on the freshly released openSUSE 11.4 is straighforward, however some care is required to have a working ParaView. The ThirdParty package provided with OpenFOAM ships ParaView 3.8.0, which does not successfully build with Qt 4.7. The steps for the installation on openSUSE 11.4 – 64 bit are summarized as follows: Use YaST to install the C/C++ development pattern in YaST cmake libqt4-devel (required to build paraview) libQtWebKit-devel (required to build paraview) libQtAssistantClient4 flex git Create a directory called OpenFOAM in your home directory mkdir ~/OpenFOAM Enter the OpenFOAM directory cd ~/OpenFOAM Download the source code: with the command: git clone http://github.com/OpenCFD/OpenFOAM-1.7.x.git Download both the OpenFOAM…