Re: [fluka-discuss]: Geoviewer installation on SLC5 and Spawing, parallel run for using lots of CPUs

From: Vittorio Boccone <>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 22:58:16 +0200

Dear Masoomeh, as Anna pointer out you might miss some dependency.

In order to build flair and geoviewer you need the following package on a
SLC5/RH5/CentOS5: make, python-devel, tk-devel, tcl-devel, gcc, gcc-c++,

Which you can comfortably install trough yum

> *yum install make python-devel tk-devel tcl-devel gcc gcc-c++ tkinter*

Expecially tk-devel, tcl-devel and tkinter are not typically installed by
In case you don't have the correct right on your machine please contact you
favorite sysadmin


On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 3:33 AM, Anna Ferrari <> wrote:

> Dear Masoomeh Yarmohammadi,
> sorry, I saw your second email (below) a moment after sending my answer to
> your first question!
> Good that you found the right suggestion in the archive.
> Now, for what you call "the backup solution" you have to write a script
> where, for each input file corrisponding to a cycle of runs, you do what I
> wrote in the previous email and you start the cycle:
> - set a seed for the FLUKA random number generator ( what(2) in the
> RANDOMIZe card)
> - change the input name (for example by attaching a label _##)
> - enter the fluka run command for the cycle
> That's all.
> I cannot help you with the error you get during the Geoviewer
> installation. A suggestion: did you check all the dependencies? You can see
> the list in the same README file that you followed for the Installation.
> Hope it helps, at least for a part of the problem
> Anna
> Am Sat, 7 May 2016 13:39:17 +0430 (IRDT) schrieb Masoomeh Yarmohammadi <
>> Dear All,
>> For running Fluka on several CPUs and saving the time, I found Spawning
>> as a solution was presented in Fluka list. I have the Fluka with flair
>> interface on my personal PC with limited CPUs on Fedora.
>> For running the Fluka on a cluster with several CPUs , I did not succeed
>> to install the Geo-viewer on SLC5 and my access to Fluka on Cluster is with
>> terminal Commands . The screenshot of Error of the Geoviewer installation
>> on SLC5 is attached. Please let me know if you have any idea.
>> For the flair installation, I followed the tar-gz installation via:
>> I downloaded flair-2.2-0.tgz then: I wrote in terminal:
>>> tar xzvf flair-2.2-2.tgz
>> make DESTDIR=/home/yarmohammadi/FFF install
>> Things went well. BUT for the Geoviewer I follow the instruction of
>> I uploaded: flair-geoviewer-2.2-0.tgz
>> then in the terminal command: tar xzvf
>>> flair-geoviewer-2.2-0.tgz cd flair-geoviewer-2.2-0.tgz make
>> the Error of "gmesh" got appeared. The screenshot of Terminal is
>> attached. Could you please let me know if you have any suggestion.
>> By the way, in the case of not installing the flair interface on SLC5 if
>> there is any Terminal command for Spawning or making parallel runs and
>> using lots of CPUs, as a back up solution.
>> Many thanks in advance,
>> Masoomeh
>> As backup solution, If there is any terminal command solution for using
>> from CPUs of cluster instead of Spawn (flair interface).
>> Masoomeh Yarmohammadi Satri Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of
>> Particles and Accelerator, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences
>> (IPM) E-mail :,
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