28th July 2022

OpenFOAM v10 | Patch Releases

Patched versions of the openfoam10 pack have been released for the following versions of Ubuntu Linux, 64 bit:

  • 18.04 LTS, codename bionic (up to 20221128)
  • 20.04 LTS, codename focal
  • 22.04 LTS, codename jammy
  • 22.10, codename kinetic

See the Download v10 | Ubuntu page for installation and upgrade instructions.

The packs can be installed or upgraded on Windows 10 and have been used to update the installations for other Linux and macOS platforms that use Docker to provide a self-contained environment, see Download v10 | Linux and Download v10 | macOS.

The Patch Releases of OpenFOAM 10 are: 20220727, 20220831, 20221128 and 20230119. Patch release 20230119 includes an upgrade of ParaView from version 5.6.3 to 5.10.1.

Subversion Numbering

The OpenFOAM Foundation maintains two public repositories of source code of OpenFOAM:

The openfoam10 packs include the source code of OpenFOAM.  Each pack has a subversion number represented by the packaging date in YYYYMMDD format.   For example, a user can list the subversions of the openfoam10 packs by the following command:

apt-cache policy openfoam10

This writes text, e.g. for the initial release and first patched versions of OpenFOAM-10:

  Installed: 20220831
  Candidate: 20230119
  Version table:
     20230119 500
        500 focal/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     20221128 500
        500 focal/main amd64 Packages
 *** 20220831 500
        500 focal/main amd64 Packages
     20220727 500
        500 focal/main amd64 Packages
     20220712 500
        500 focal/main amd64 Packages

Source Code of a Subversion

The OpenFOAM-10 repository is tagged with the subversion number so that users can reference the source code corresponding to a particular pack exactly.  Using the tag, the corresponding source code can be obtained either as a tar.gz archive or using Git.

The patched versions can be viewed in a browser at with links to download the archived sources.   For example, to download the patch version 20220727, the user can click the link labelled 10.20220727.  After downloading and extracting the archive, it is recommended to be renamed without the subversion number.  From the command line the download, extraction and renaming can be done by:

wget -O - | tar xvz
mv OpenFOAM-10-* OpenFOAM-10

The same source code can be obtained from the repository using Git, e.g.

git clone
cd OpenFOAM-10
git checkout tags/20220727