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This page is an entry point for the instructions dedicated to explaining how to install OpenFOAM OF Version 7.png in various Ubuntu versions.

If you do not yet feel comfortable using Linux, then perhaps you better first read the page Working with the Shell and train a bit with the shell/terminal environments, so you can have a better perception of the steps shown in the pages for each version.

For the most part you have the following choices on how to install OpenFOAM 7:

  • Install from Deb packages, as documented in the official instructions: OpenFOAM v7 | Ubuntu
  • You can install from source, by either:
    • Following the official instructions from here: OpenFOAM Source Repository
    • Or by following the detailed step-by-step instructions provided in the following pages...

Here are the Ubuntu versions for which the community has already written step-by-step OpenFOAM 7 installation instructions: