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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2.

As a Physics simulation software I tried STEP. But I was disappointed because I had frequent crashes with that thing.

Is there any good Physics simulation software for Ubuntu?

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I am using step in 11.10 ,without any problem ,try step in final release of 12.04, and since it is a kde application ,install kde for better perfomence –  Tachyons Apr 15 '12 at 6:01
    
Many simulation software directly/indirectly works with the support of programming language. So add the programming language of your choice and repost it. –  A Umar Mukthar Apr 29 at 17:19

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You could try elmer Install elmer which is available in the software-centre.

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you should probably take a look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuScience/Physics

A list of available apps:

and much more.

Personally I advise you to user cernlib. To install:

sudo apt-get install cernlib
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You can try scilab Install scilab which is available in the Ubuntu software-center.

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There are quite a lot of software available in ubuntu repo. Some programming background is essential while choosing the one fits your need.

  • C/C++ : Octave + gnuplot (Numerical analysis)
  • python : Blender, i personally recommend this one. Download a latest version of this software from its official site. It has physics render engine. yet the learning curve is steep.here are some videos
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Press ctrl+alt+t copy and paste this command sudo apt-cache search "physics simulation" Choose the according to your need. –  A Umar Mukthar Apr 28 at 11:13

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