Dymola for Linux is distributed as a zip file that contains rpm files. To install these files on Ubuntu, replace the first line with the actual Dymola version and run the following commands:
Now dymola will start dymola and man dymola should show a man page.
Use of Modelica Standard Library 3.2.3
Recent versions of Dymola do not distribute the Modelica Standard Library 3.2.3.
To use the Modelica Standard Library 3.2.3, you can install it from github using
The Dymola 2017 license file looks for a network interface name eth0,
but this was renamed to ens33 in Ubuntu 16.04.
It can be changed back to eth0 as described
In our case, creating the file below and rebooting worked:
The 64 bit dymola version in bin64/dymola requires the following packages
to be installed:
as can be tested by running ldd bin64/dymola | grep "not found".
32 bit support
You may need to install rpm2cpio to unpack the Dymola rpms, and libc6-dev-i386 and g++-multilib to compile models. You can do so by running
If the compilation fails and dslog.txt contains the line
then try to add the following to the dymola/bin/lib directory: