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6th August 2018

OpenFOAM v6 | Patch Releases

Patched versions of the openfoam6 pack have been released for the following versions of Ubuntu Linux, 64 bit:

  • 14.04 LTS, codename trusty
  • 16.04 LTS, codename xenial
  • 18.04 LTS, codename bionic

See the Download v6 | 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 v6 | Linux and Download v6 | macOS.

Source of the Patched Packs

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

OpenFOAM-6 provides the source code for the patched openfoam6 packs.  The packs use the packaging date as the minor version number, allowing users to refer to the repository for included code fixes.  The installed version can be checked by typing:

apt-cache policy openfoam6

This produces the following output for the first patched version released on 2018-08-05.

openfoam6:
  Installed: 20180805
  Candidate: 20180805
  Version table:
 *** 20180805 500
        500 http://dl.openfoam.org/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     20180710 500
        500 http://dl.openfoam.org/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages