Note: None of the binary distributions includes support for ABAQUS odb files.
From downloaded tarball
- Download TAR.GZ binary distribution from https://github.com/OPM/ResInsight/releases
- Extract content from TAR file
- Start ./ResInsight
Display Menu Icons in GNOME (Optional)
By default, icons are not visible in menus in the GNOME desktop environment. ResInsight has icons for many menu items, and icons can be set visible by issuing the following commands (Tested on RHEL6) :
gconftool-2 --type boolean --set /desktop/gnome/interface/buttons_have_icons true gconftool-2 --type boolean --set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons true
This fix was taken from reply number 11 in this thread
From Binary Packages on Linux
Packages for ResInsight are available as part of the distribution by the Opm project
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 or 7
Login as root and do :
yum-config-manager --add-repo https://opm-project.org/package/opm.repo yum install resinsight yum install resinsight-octave
Then you are good, and can start ResInsight by typing: ResInsight
Ubuntu Linux 16.04-64bit
On the command line do:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo apt-add-repository ppa:opm/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install resinsight sudo apt-get install octave-resinsight
Start ResInsight by typing :
Setup Octave Interface (optional)
- Install Octave directly from the package manager in Linux. See the documentation for your particular distribution.
- Launch ResInsight, open Edit->Preferences
- Enter the path to the Octave command line interpreter executable.
( usually just
It is not expected to work for other configurations. (ResInsight 1.3.2-dev and earlier, was also tested on RedHat 5)
If you need the octave interface to work on a different OS, you need to build ResInsight yourself.
See Build Instructions
Workaround for crash using Virtual Box
Uncheck Settings->Display->Enable 3D Acceleration. Disabling this option will cause OpenGL operations to be executed in software, so the the performance of graphics operations in ResInsight will be slower, but will not crash.
Here is a pointer addressing the issue with Virtual Box, this is not testes by us: