I've been trying to install openFOAM on 18.04 and get the following error after sudo apt-get install openfoam6:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
 openfoam6 : Depends: libopenmpi2 but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

I tried running sudo apt-get install libopenmpi2 and get:

E: Package 'libopenmpi2' has no installation candidate

I'm not really familiar with this kind of issue, but I was under the assumption that if I can find something here then it should be installable?

Any ideas on what to try to fix it?

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  • Run sudo add-apt-repository universe and try installation again – Kulfy Jan 12 at 20:13
  • Thanks @Kulfy, unfortunately I think that's already added: "sudo add-apt-repository universe" – LADransfield Jan 12 at 20:15

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