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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Trouble Updating Boost to run OpenFOAM
From: Damien (damien_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-09 12:09:11

On 6/9/2016 10:01 AM, Blair Climenhaga wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> I have recently begun using OpenFOAM which requires boost for some of
> its functions, however upon installing OpenFOAM it appears that some
> of the needed Boost contents are not in my usr/include/boost such as
> the directories container, move, intrusive, core and many others. I
> have attempted to update boost in multiple ways so that these
> directories are added to the boost directory however I have had no
> success. The two types of attempts I have made are listed below.
> 1. Using sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev, however this seems to
> just update the lib and provide me with the needed directories
> 2. Download the .zip of the newest boost version and follow the steps
> listed on the boost website. I have been downloading and installing
> the files to a directory in the home rather than usr and it seems that
> the product is not on the Path of the computer, as it is does not
> appear when I use the echo or whereis commands.
> If anyone has any advice for how to solve this issue or any
> recommendations I would greatly appreciate the assistance. Thank you
> for your time and for your help in advance.
> All the best,
> Blair Climenhaga
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This isn't really a Boost question. However older guidelines for
installing OpenFOAM on Ubuntu are here:

You'll see that there's specific Boost dev libraries that need to be
installed. If this doesn't work you should ask on the OpenFOAM mailing


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