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0001434ThirdParty[All Projects] Bugpublic2015-01-01 13:49
Reporteruser1021Assigned Tohenry 
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
PlatformLinuxOSUbuntuOS Version14.10.00
Product Version 
Fixed in Version 
Summary0001434: Fatal error: ParaView reader module libraries do not exist
DescriptionInstalling OF 230 from sourcepack per

OpenFOAM works in test case (cavity) but ParaView module does not load, compiler can't find the files.

Executing "ParaFoam" after icoFoam in the test case gives the following message.

#begin output

FATAL ERROR: ParaView reader module libraries do not exist

Please build the reader module before continuing:

cd $FOAM_UTILITIES/postProcessing/graphics/PV4Readers

#end output

$ParaView_DIR points to /home/[user]/OpenFOAM/ThirdParty-2.3.0/platforms/linux64Gcc/ParaView-4.1.-0

"bash: [$ParaView_DIR]: No such file or directory"
Steps To Reproduceexecute ParaFoam from command line
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2014-12-29 10:06

updater   ~0003371

If you try to build OpenFOAM 2.3.1 from source on Ubuntu 14.10, you now might have a greater success of making it work.

If not, unofficial installation instructions from source code for Ubuntu 14.10 can be found here:

- OpenFOAM 2.3.0:

- OpenFOAM 2.3.1:


2015-01-01 13:49

manager   ~0003435

We released Ubuntu-14.10 packs for OpenFOAM-2.3.1:

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-11-03 14:48 user1021 New Issue
2014-12-29 10:06 wyldckat Note Added: 0003371
2015-01-01 13:49 henry Note Added: 0003435
2015-01-01 13:49 henry Status new => resolved
2015-01-01 13:49 henry Resolution open => fixed
2015-01-01 13:49 henry Assigned To => henry