Today we are really proud to announce our new release: CAELinux 2011.
CAELinux 2011 is based on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS 64bit distribution and contains a unique suite of open source simulation tools like Salome_Meca 2011.2, Code-Aster 11.0, Code-Saturne 2.0.2, OpenFOAM 2.0.1, Elmer 6.2 and many others. CAELinux 2011 represents a complete update of the distribution with up-to-date software for a better support of modern hardware and a significantly enhanced ease of use, and we hope that you will enjoy it. This release is only available in the form of an liveDVD ISO image for AMD/Intel 64 bit CPUs that can be burned on a DVD or installed on a USB key for "mobile" use and testing and then installed on hard-disk for best performance.
Interested ? Get your copy of CAELinux 2011 here
The features / programs included in CAELinux 2011 distribution are the following:
- LiveDVD distribution based on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS 64 bit with Kernel 2.6.32-34
- Runs directly from the DVD or from USB key without any installation
- Optional installation to hard disk with the simple Ubuntu installer
- Dedicated to CAE , scientific computing and mathematical modelling with emphasis on finite element simulation and computational fluid dynamics
- Includes the integrated 3D pre-/ post / FE solver package SALOME_MECA 2011.2 (GPL, developped by EDF, France) which represents the fusion of Salome v5.1.3 GUI and Code-Aster STA11.0 finite element solver (updated, GPL)
- Offers a complete solution for CFD with OpenFOAM 2.0.1 , Gerris and Code-Saturne 2.0.2 solvers
- Contains several 2D & 3D CAD/pre/post packages: Paraview, OpenDX, EnGrid 1.2, Elmer GUI, Netgen, Tetgen, GMSH v2.5, Salome v.6.3, Freecad 0.12, & QCad
- Includes other simulation softwares for multiphysics simulation: Elmer v6.2 , Calculix v2.3, Impact, MBDyn, Dynela, Fenics
- Offers several scientific tools like OpenModelica, GNU Octave (+ QtOctave GUI ), R & Rkward, Scilab, wxMaxima, Scipy, Latex and a full set of developpement tools / compilers.
SALOME-MECA Stand-alone package:
Since 2010, the Salome-Meca packages are distributed directly by EDF on the Code-Aster.org websites.
So, to use the latest SALOME-MECA on your own Linux distribution, you can now download the stand-alone SALOME-MECA package from the official Code-Aster site.