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Installing and using RAVADAVDI on Debian Jessie

Introducing RAVADAVDI

This is an incredible effort to bring the power of VDI to you using only open source libraries and tools. It is mainly developed in PERL 5, and it relies on KVM for virtualization, and Spice for sound, I/O and graphics. Of course, there’s still a lot of things […]

Nektar++ 4.3.4: all the regression tests fail after a successful compilation

The issue

After successfully compiling Nektar 4.3.4, we proceeded to run the “ctest” command to execute all the regression tests. Unluckily for us, every single one failed:

292/399 Test #292: ADRSolver_Helmholtz3D_CubePeriodic_RotateFace ……………………………….***Failed 0.01 sec Start 293: ADRSolver_CubeAllElements 293/399 Test #293: ADRSolver_CubeAllElements …………………………………………………***Failed 0.01 sec Start 294: ADRSolver_ImDiffusion_m12

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plplot5.9.9 libraries on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 segfault

The issue

According to some professors working in my department, newer versions of the plplot library ship with an entirely new API, rendering all that legacy scientific code unusable. So instead of re-writing all the code that make use of the plplot routines, they have asked me to install a previous […]