GeekoCFD is a live distribution based on openSUSE – 64 bit, whose purpose is to provide easy and immediate access to open-source Computational Fluid Dynamics tools. It includes cantor, gmsh, grace, gsl, wxMaxima, Octave with an almost complete selection of octave-forge packages, OpenFOAM®, Paraview, pyFoam, R. Additionally, gcc, DDD, Eclipse Helios with CDT, Emacs, git, kate, vim and a complete openSUSE KDE installation are provided, including Gimp, LibreOffice and Blender.
All trademarks belong to their respective owners. This offering is not approved or endorsed by OpenCFD Limited, the producer of the OpenFOAM software and owner of the OPENFOAM® and OpenCFD® trade marks.
USB Stick / Hard Disk Image
Dump this format on your USB stick or hard disk and boot from it. You may need to instruct the machine’s BIOS to boot from an external source if you’re usign a USB stick. Write the disk image using either `dd` or image writing software on your OS.
Live CD / DVD (.iso)
Use this format if you want to burn your appliance on CD or DVD. This is the easiest way to prepare bootable media. Simply download the .iso file and burn it to disk via any existing OS.
VMware Workstation / VirtualBox (.vmdk)
For virtual machines on VMware, VirtualBox, or KVM-based hypervisors. Test an appliance without formatting any hard disk. VirtualBox and VMware applications are available for most host operating systems. KVM virtualization is for Linux only.
Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk (.vhd)
A dynamic VHD for use with Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization. Your appliance will include all necessary drivers to integrate with Hyper-V management console and provide optimum performance. A Hyper-V-enabled Microsoft Windows Server is required.
Version 6.1.0 (Public release)
- Updated version of OpenFOAM 2.3.x (x > 0)
- Upgraded packages according to openSUSE 13.1 release update repository
o OpenSUSE 13.1 – 64 bit
o Kernel 3.11
o gcc 4.8
o KDE 4.11
- Scientific software
o gmsh 2.8.3
o wxMaxima and Maxima
o OpenFOAM® 2.2.x (x > 2)
o Paraview 3.12
- Development tools
o Eclipse Kepler SR1 with CDT
o vim with gitdiff
Notes on past releases
- GeekoCFD 6.1.0 is a minor release of GeekoCFD. It obsoletes GeekoCFD 6.0.1, which is not available anymore, and it is unsupported. Users are advised to upgrade to GeekoCFD 6.1.0.
4 dependencies updated
3644 new dependencies
8 new files
12 new software selections
37 software selections removed
Appliance configuration updated
Build configuration updated
Desktop configuration updated
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