Difference between revisions of "Downloading and Installing VisIt"

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== Installing on Windows ==
 
== Installing on Windows ==
Using the installation wizard
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Using the installation wizard is pretty straightforward, just follow the instructions on each screen until done.
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Here are a couple of screenshots of the Components page, showing how to remove some of the database readers to possibly improve startup performance.
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[[Image:DB_Screen2.jpg]]
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[[Image:DB_Screen3.jpg]]
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= What to do if you run into trouble =
 
= What to do if you run into trouble =
 
== VisIt hangs at startup ==
 
== VisIt hangs at startup ==

Revision as of 17:26, 26 May 2011

Where to get VisIt

Download VisIt Executables

How to install VisIt

Installing on UNIX and Mac

  • visit-install syntax
  • picking a network configuration
  • picking a default bank

Installing on Windows

Using the installation wizard is pretty straightforward, just follow the instructions on each screen until done.

Here are a couple of screenshots of the Components page, showing how to remove some of the database readers to possibly improve startup performance. DB Screen2.jpg DB Screen3.jpg

What to do if you run into trouble

VisIt hangs at startup

Networking problems ...

VisIt runs but does not draw an image

OpenGL driver not configured properly (usually on Linux)