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Octave
« on: June 24, 2007, 06:19:57 am »
The other request for R for statistical and scientific computing reminded of Gnu Octave.

This is a Matlab-like environment for mathematical stuff (and statistical, and lots more).
I'm currently using Matlab for Linux, though it is proprietary software.
Apparently, Octave is almost completely compatible with Matlab, which is great.

Thank you very much.

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Re: Octave
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2007, 09:57:56 am »
Looks like R got done before I had a chance.

If that be, then I'll do Octave. (I call dibs.)
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Re: Octave
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2007, 10:30:11 am »

Good luck (I failed with it a while back). I use Landon Curt Noll's calc, a powerful numerical computation package that runs from the console.

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Re: Octave
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2007, 10:50:05 am »

Good luck (I failed with it a while back). I use Landon Curt Noll's calc, a powerful numerical computation package that runs from the console.

I wonder what failed...
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Re: Octave
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2007, 04:33:17 pm »
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Re: Octave
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2007, 08:01:12 am »

Good luck (I failed with it a while back). I use Landon Curt Noll's calc, a powerful numerical computation package that runs from the console.

I wonder what failed...

I don't know, I'll try again of I can find the source file.

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Re: Octave
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2007, 07:59:19 pm »

Good luck (I failed with it a while back). I use Landon Curt Noll's calc, a powerful numerical computation package that runs from the console.

Compiling Octave is a bitch. I needed lapack, fftw, and a few other libraries as well as the GNU Fortran compiler from Slackware. What a mess. I just hope it runs without the Fortran library after I compile it.

Try again I guess...
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Re: Octave
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2007, 12:02:34 am »
Lapack is already in the repo, as well as a couple of other math things  ;D:

http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=3401.0
http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=3426.0

The Slackware GCC Fortran compiler works fine for building, and I haven't had trouble running the apps or using libraries built with it after I removed it.
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Re: Octave
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2007, 12:14:43 am »
I noticed fftw and lapack, but not the netlib BLAS implementation. Hopefully, that's optimized.

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Re: Octave
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2007, 01:17:00 am »
Hello,

I compiled Octave, R and octplot packages and uploaded them on my part on repo.  I am currently, preparing a set of other mathematical, chemistry and bioinformatics tools and libraries that I am uploading on VL repo.

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Re: Octave
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2015, 11:46:44 am »
Hi,

I do not have much background so I don't understand what it means to have "uploaded them on my part on repo," but I want to try installing Octave and running it today if possible.  What do I do? 

Thanks

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Re: Octave
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2015, 12:14:04 pm »
Hi,

I do not have much background so I don't understand what it means to have "uploaded them on my part on repo," but I want to try installing Octave and running it today if possible.  What do I do? 

Thanks

This thread is over 8 years old and whatever this was compiled against is no longer current. In fact, the package is no  longer in the repo.
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Re: Octave
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2015, 07:45:07 am »
vectormech,

Though its technically not a package new to linux, posting a request for octave in "New Package Requests" might be the best way to get it back.   That's probably your best option to get octave in the repositories.

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