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In the followings are presented the steps for installing the pre- and post-processor.

Packages required

Before start the installation, using Synaptic, check if the following packages are already installed:

  • libx11-dev
  • libxi-dev
  • libxmu-dev
  • libxext-dev
  • libxt-dev
  • libsm-dev
  • libice-dev
  • g++
  • libgl1-mesa-dev
  • libglu1-mesa-dev
  • latex2html

Installation from source

In reference to the procedure for the installation from source, described in, before run the make command, change the Makefile file, in /usr/local/Calculix/cgx../src/, as follows:

  • -I/usr/X11/include in -I/usr/include/X11
  • -L/usr/lib64 -lGL -lGLU \ in -L/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu -lGL -lGLU \
  • -L/usr/X11R6/lib64 -lX11 -lXi -lXmu -lXext -lXt -lSM -lICE \ in -L/usr/include/X11 -lX11 -lXi -lXmu -lXext -lXt -lSM -lICE \


From terminal:

cgx -b /name/file.fbd

Don not use sudo otherwise altrimenti Firefox will loose its configuration and will be possible to open only one browser window per time.

software/calculix/install-cgx.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/03 09:36 (external edit)