2nd June 2018

OpenFOAM | Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

OpenFOAM is now packaged for the latest long term support (LTS) version of Ubuntu.  The version is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, codenamed bionic, supported until April 2023.  The packs include

  • openfoam-dev: package of the development line of OpenFOAM, which includes major code changes that can break backward compatibility.
  • openfoam5: package created from the OpenFOAM-5.x source repository that incorporates latest code fixes without breaking backward compatibility.
  • paraviewopenfoam54: package of ParaView for OpenFOAM, installed automatically as a recommended package of openfoam-dev and openfoam5.

To install OpenFOAM-dev on Ubuntu 18.04, see: Download OpenFOAM-dev | Ubuntu

To install OpenFOAM 5 on Ubuntu 18.04, see: Download v5 | Ubuntu