Installing OpenFOAM 2.1.x on openSUSE 12.1

OpenFOAM® 2.1.x has just been released, and brings an interesting number of new functions concerning arbitrary mesh interface (AMI), multiphase solvers, turbulence modeling, improved run-time control and new numerical methods. Assuming that OpenFOAM will be installed in the user’s home directory, the procedure to install OpenFOAM 2.1.x (git version) on…

openSUSE guide

Looking for a clear guide to openSUSE? Take a look at opensuse-guide.org, maintained by Martin Schlander. The openSUSE guide website provides clear and concise instructions to set-up most of the aspect of an openSUSE workstation, from the installation to the setup of accelerated video cards and samba shares. You can…

OpenFOAM 2.0.x and openSUSE 11.4

OpenCFD® released OpenFOAM® 2.0.0, which brings many developments and improvements. In parallel to the release of OpenFOAM 2.0.0, the git repository was updated to 2.0.x. Usually I write a detailed procedure to explain the installation of OpenFOAM on openSUSE, however with OpenFOAM 2.0.0 this is not necessary anymore. Only a…

Cybook Orizon…impressive!

After a long search, I have finally bought an e-book reader, a Bookeen® Cybook® Orizon®. I have read a lot of positive comments about Bookeen e-readers, about the quality of their e-ink screens and of the ease of use of their e-book readers. Why a Cybook? There are many reasons:…