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 ====== Running VisIt ====== ====== Running VisIt ======
-There are two versions of VisIt installed on Lengau ​Visit-2.10.2 is installed in ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​VisIt/​visit2.10.2/​src/​bin''​. ​ Visit-2.13.2 is installed in ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​visit2_12_3.linux-x86_64''​. ​ ​Both ​versions are available as modules. ​ Use the command ''​module avail''​ to find it.   ​Please refer to the [[https://​wci.llnl.gov/​simulation/​computer-codes/​visit/​|VisIt web site]] for more information on VisIt. ​ For interactive graphics, an OpenGL-enabled environment will be required, therefore refer to the page on [[howto:​remote_viz|Remote Visualization]] for instructions on setting up a connection to the visualization node, and running VisIt with the VirtualGL wrapper. VisIt is an extremely versatile post-processor,​ and can be used as the primary visualization tool for a very wide range of applications and file formats. ​+There are three versions of VisIt installed on Lengau
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 +  Visit-2.10.2 is installed in ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​VisIt/​visit2.10.2/​src/​bin'' ​  
 +  - Visit-2.12.3 is installed in ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​visit2_12_3.linux-x86_64''​ 
 +  Visit-2.13.2 is installed in ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​visit2_13_3/​visit2_13_3.linux-x86_64'' ​(non-mesa) and ''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​visit2_13_3.linux-x86_64''​ (with mesa) 
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 +All three versions are available as modules. ​ Use the command ''​module avail''​ to find it.   ​Please refer to the [[https://​wci.llnl.gov/​simulation/​computer-codes/​visit/​|VisIt web site]] for more information on VisIt. ​ For interactive graphics, an OpenGL-enabled environment will be required, therefore refer to the page on [[howto:​remote_viz|Remote Visualization]] for instructions on setting up a connection to the visualization node, and running VisIt with the VirtualGL wrapper. VisIt is an extremely versatile post-processor,​ and can be used as the primary visualization tool for a very wide range of applications and file formats. ​
  
 ===== Running VisIt on a visualization node ===== ===== Running VisIt on a visualization node =====
-It is possible to run a VisIt client on your local workstation,​ with the data and render processing happening on a cluster node.  However, is is easier to use one of the visualization nodes (chpclic1 or chpcviz1) to run the interface. ​ In order to do this, load the module ''​chpc/​compmmech/​VisIt/​2.12.3-VNC'',​ and start VisIt with the command ''​vglrun visit''​. ​ This will get you a serial version of VisIt, which is adequate for processing smaller data sets. +It is possible to run a VisIt client on your local workstation,​ with the data and render processing happening on a cluster node.  However, is is easier to use one of the visualization nodes (chpclic1 or chpcviz1) to run the interface. ​ In order to do this, load the module ''​chpc/​compmech/​VisIt/​2.12.3-VNC'',​ and start VisIt with the command ''​vglrun visit''​. ​ This will get you a serial version of VisIt, which is adequate for processing smaller data sets. 
  
 ==== VisIt on a viz node with the compute engine on a compute node ==== ==== VisIt on a viz node with the compute engine on a compute node ====
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