Download and Installation

Prerequisites

Download and install VABS (with valid license). In the instructions below, VABS_DIR refers to the path to the VABS executable;

Download and install Gmsh (http://gmsh.info/) following the official instructions. In the instructions below, GMSH_DIR refers to the path to the Gmsh executable;

Install binary

Download PreVABS binary from cdmHUB (https://cdmhub.org/resources/1597/supportingdocs). Unpack the package to any location. In the instructions below, PREVABS_DIR refers to the path to the PreVABS executable;

Add those paths to executables to the system environment variable PATH;

  • On Windows:

    Open Environment Variables editor. Edit user variables for your account or edit system variables if you have the administrator access. Add VABS_DIR, GMSH_DIR, and PREVABS_DIR to the variable PATH.

  • On Linux:

    In the shell, type:

    export PATH=$VABS_DIR:$GMSH_DIR:$PREVABS_DIR:$PATH
    

    To make this effective each time starting the bash, you can add this command to the bash startup file, which may be ~/.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile, ~/.profile, or ~/bash_login;