[Gmsh] OneLab VirtualBox or individual components?

Christophe Geuzaine cgeuzaine at ulg.ac.be
Thu Apr 7 17:49:27 CEST 2016

Hi Todd - On Linux I recommend installing the ONELAB bundle (Gmsh+GetDP) from http://onelab.info and installing Elmer through your package manager.


> On 06 Apr 2016, at 16:53, Todd Pierce <toddcpierce at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All, 
> I like this idea that gmsh, elmer and getdp are all getting bundled together into OneLab.  That's really helpful for people like me who are armchair scientists and barely know what we're doing.
> So, naturally, at some point I want to install OneLab.  My question is, should I really go for this VirtualBox installation where it's all one huge thing or should I just install the components and get them working together myself?  
> I'm pretty good at Linux system administration so I don't think it would blow my mind to configure them individually, but if, say, these software components are constantly being upgraded or if OneLab is held together with Scotch tape and dental floss, maybe the VirtualBox installation is better.
> I ask since I'd rather not install VirtualBox, but if I have to I'll do it.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks, 
> -Todd
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Prof. Christophe Geuzaine
University of Liege, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

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