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1 Introduction

This page is dedicated to preparing an openSUSE system for installing the foam-extend project OF Version 30ext.png.

2 openSUSE versions

2.1 openSUSE 13.1

Follow these steps:

  1. Switch to root mode (administrator), to install the necessary packages:
    sudo -s
    • If the 'sudo' command tells you're not in the sudoers list, then run:
      su -
  2. Install the necessary packages:
    zypper install git openmpi-devel gnuplot -t pattern devel_qt4
  3. Now exit from the root mode:
  4. Note: In order for Open-MPI to be properly accessible, you will need to either logout and then log back in or run the following command in each terminal in the meantime:
    source /etc/profile.d/

Then continue following the instructions on the previous page, subsection Get the source code.