> On 12 Feb 2018, at 11:47, James Gross <jgross0...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> It had been suggested to me update my gmsh to the latest snapshot in order to 
> fix a problem I was having with boundary layers.
> Fortunately, after updating the problem was fixed. Unfortunately, after I 
> updated I was unable to use the gmsh GUI. Now every time I call gmsh at 
> command line, I am presented with all the command line options. Furthermore, 
> if I attempt to use command line to open a geo file, I am presented with the 
> standard info:

You probably compiled Gmsh without GUI, i.e. without FLTK...

> Info    : Running 'gmsh ../Gmsh/Cases/FreeCAD2D/Impeller.geo' [Gmsh 3.0.7, 1 
> node, max. 1 thread]
> Info    : Started on Mon Feb 12 00:45:50 2018
> Info    : Reading '../Gmsh/Cases/FreeCAD2D/Impeller.geo'...
> Info    : Reading '../Gmsh/Cases/FreeCAD2D/Impeller.brep'...
> Info    : Done reading '../Gmsh/Cases/FreeCAD2D/Impeller.brep'
> Info    : Done reading '../Gmsh/Cases/FreeCAD2D/Impeller.geo'
> However, I am also presented with two extra lines:
> Info    : Stopped on Mon Feb 12 00:45:50 2018
> Info    : No current model available: creating one
> As a note, I enabled Python wrappers in the new build, however I do not think 
> this would cause an issue with the GUI. 
> I am using Ubuntu 16.04. After a little research, I saw that some Mac users 
> have had issues with using the GUI in the past, but I couldn't find anything 
> similar for Linux users.
> I still have the older version (3.0.6) in my /usr/bin/ directory so I was 
> able to make a temporary workaround by creating an alias that allowed me to 
> call the older version to use the GUI. However it would be greatly preferred 
> to be able to call the GUI with the same command as with other operations.
> Any ideas as to what the issue could be?
> Thanks,
> James
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