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For research purpose, my team needs to use thermo_pw package for ab-initio simulations. But the issue we are running into is that we cannot find a way to install it on our computer. We are using windows as our operating system.

Thermo_pw website says that it is made for linux operating systems but it may work on other OS as well.

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We have tried to install it using Gfortran for windows but it didn't work out.

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    $\begingroup$ +1 But please mention what settings, commands, version and package of the compiler that you have used and what error message you got. From a quick read of the thermo_pw page, it seems that it needs quantum espresso installed. Do you have that on your computer? $\endgroup$ – Shoubhik R Maiti May 3 at 9:00
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    $\begingroup$ For future reference, I've always just set up a virtual machine in such cases. $\endgroup$ – Ezze May 7 at 14:13
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    $\begingroup$ The usual solution to this problem nowadays is to install the windows subsytem for linux and install the linux version that way. You can run a full-fledged linux OS natively on windows with WSL. It will have better performance than running in a virtual machine. I don't know exactly what Thermo_pw does, but it sounds like it interacts with quantum espresso. You will probably have to install quantum espresso in WSL as well to make this work. $\endgroup$ – jheindel May 8 at 0:27

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