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unable to install octave in 12.04 [closed]

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Messed up while installing octave in Ubuntu 14.04. Having trouble doing apt-get upgrade & apt-get -f install now

Output of apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or ...
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Octave error in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install octave in Ubuntu 14.04 but i can't. Here is what I get in the terminal: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if ...
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Install ubuntu packages offline on Jetson TK1

I have a Nvidia TK1 which does not have access to the internet due to proxy issues which I can't sort out. So, I want to download packages offline and then install them on it. I have not been able to ...
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Getting Octave working fully on 64-bit

Octave is available on Ubuntu… but what is strange is that, for a software which can perform heavy calculations, the 64-bit version package is not available. Apparently building it is a pain in the ...
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Change default workspace in Octave

I freshly installed Octave on my Computer and was wondering if I could switch the default workspace from /home/user to, let's say,/home/user/Octave but could not find any advice online... I am using ...
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Octave error when trying to open image file

When I run this command: imread('filename.bmp') I got this error: error: imformats: support for Image IO was disabled when Octave was built I dont know what is wrong. Running in ubuntu 12.04, ...
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Building ATLAS (and later Octave w/ ATLAS)

I'm trying to set up ATLAS (so I can later compile octave with ATLAS support). If I'm correct, I still need to build this manually due to the environment specific optimizations. I do see a package ...
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Octave install error when libreadline was installed to /usr/local/

I installed Octave 3.8.1 a few months ago and discovered that the GNU readline was not working properly. I tried reinstalling Octave 3.8.0, but the GNU readline does not work for the previous version ...
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Problem installing QtOctave

First I installed MATLAB and I got stuck here: No MATLAB executables were found in the directories you specified. This package requires at least one local installation of MATLAB. I was unable to ...
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Making more off forever in Octave

Octave by default uses the "more" command to page results. It is possible to type "more off" to stop that in the current session. How can I stop it permanently without passing that command to Octave? ...
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Gnuplot 4.6.4 in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Gnuplot-4.6.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 after following http://priyansmurarka.wordpress.com/2013/07/02/gnuplot-on-ubuntu-12-04/ but it gave following error after sudo make In file ...
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how to compile a C code to call an octave function and make the GUI using GTK+2

i am trying to call a octave function from C code but the problem is that when why run this command in octave mkoctfile --mex addition_GUI.c error occurs addition_GUI.c:1:20: fatal error: gtk/gtk.h: ...
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calling octave function from gtk+2 C code

how a built-in octave function can be called from a GTK+2 C code. i know how to call octave functions from C code by Mex files, but i don't know how i can call octave function from GTK+2 C code. is it ...
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Install octave 3.8.0 in ubuntu 12.04

With the following commands wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 tar -xvf octave-3.8.0.tar.bz2 cd octave-3.8.0 sudo apt-get build-dep octave ./configure make sudo make install I ...
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how to call a function written in octave from C code

I have written a simple function in octave . This function add two numbers function [ z ] = addition(x,y) z=x+y; end Name of this function is addition I have made m file for this ...
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i am trying to make a mex file for octave but i am getting errors

octave-3.2.4:1> mkoctfile --mex myhello.c sh: 1: /usr/bin/mkoctfile-3.2.4: not found warning: unable to find mkoctfile in expected location: `/usr/bin/mkoctfile-3.2.4' warning: mkoctfile exited ...
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How to extract matrices from QtOctave to LibreOffice Calc?

I have a large matrices created using QtOctave which is simply impossible to rewrite it to spreadsheet program, just using copy-paste won't put each number into separate cell. How do I export these ...
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GNU Octave - question about graphs and plotting

I've had task to do - to make an graphical interpretation of adding two functions together: sin(8x) and multiplied -sign(x) in Octave, as shown on image above. And I've done that, but I don't know ...
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Gnuplot newest version on Ubuntu 12.04

I have Gnuplot 4.4 patchlevel 3 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I want to upgrade it knowing that a version 4.6 exist. However, when I remove and install it through package manager the installed version is ...
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Is it possible to install multiple versions of octave and then choose by setting enivronment variables?

I use Ubuntu 12.04LTS on an i5 with 8G RAM. I was wondering whether it is possible to install two different versions of an application, specifically octave-3.2.4 and octave-3.6.4 (in different ...
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Compile or install Octave 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 with ATLAS

I want to install or compile from source octave 3.6.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) that uses the ATLAS library (to make it fast when executing vectorized code). Did anybody ever do that? Can somebody put ...
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How do I fix this error when building Octave?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome edition. I'm trying to compile Octave 3.6.4 using the source. the configure went smooth without any errors but the make command returned me following errors: collect2: ...
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Installation error on Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) for Octave 3.6.2

I'm having a very frustrating problem when installing octave. I already had it installed, but I was not able to run it anymore, the executable simply won't run. That's why I removed it and tried to ...
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How do I fix the package problem I have received after a failed attempt at installing QtOctave?

I installed GNU Octave 3.6.4 today straight after it was released via the commands: cd ~/octave-3.6.4 ./configure make sudo make install sudo ln -s /home/brentonhorne/octave-3.6.4/run-octave ...
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How do I install signal so I can install Octave?

anyone can help me with this error? octave:4> pkg install signal-1.2.0.tar.gz error: the following dependencies where unsatisfied: signal needs optim >= 1.0.0 signal needs specfun >= ...
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Error while installing GNU Octave packages

I want to install the GNU Octave optim package, but I keep receiving errors in the process. Apparently I need to install some other packages first, one of which is the general package. However, when I ...
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Need help getting serial data using Octave

I'm trying to use Octave and the Instrument Control package to read in serial data through the USB port. Right now I'm just sending test data through the port. Zeros and ones. I'm getting correct ...
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How do you install the latest version of GNU Octave?

Yet again I am to turn to this wonderful resource available to me and ask, how do I install the latest version of GNU Octave (not Octave 3.2.4 -- the one available in the software centre)?
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installing octave3.4 on ubuntu 10.04

I try to install ocatve 3.4 under Ubuntu 10.04 to be able to work in eclipse. I followed the link Installing the latest Octave 3.6 in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS I have an output: ~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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How I can update my octave-3.2.4 to octave-3.6.2?

I'm having Problems with using imsgesc and ginput in my octave-3.2.4 version and would like to upgrade to octave-3.6.2, how can this be done?
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How can you completely remove a package?

I am trying to do a clean install of the octave3.2 package. To do this, I removed it, then tried to reinstall it. When I reinstalled, an error occurred. It could be a bug in the package, but I ...
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Which recent Ubuntu should I use for Matlab R2011a, Octave 3.6.1 and recent R?

I wish to install Ubuntu on a new machine 64 bits. Can you help by telling me which most recent Ubuntu will be compatible and stable with Matlab (R2011a), AND a recent Octave (3.6.1), AND a recent R ...
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How to install the latest Octave

I want to install Octave on my Ubuntu LTS with apt-get. The problem is that the official repositories list only Octave 3.0 and Octave 3.2, whereas the latest Octave is Octave 3.6. How do I update the ...
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When will Octave 3.6.1 be available to be installed?

At this point, octave 3.2 is the version available for directly installation in ubuntu 12.04. But latest stable octave is 3.6.1 now. Will Octave 3.6.1 be packaged for ubuntu 12.04?
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How can I install a package in Gnu Octave?

How can I install a package in Gnu Octave? I have tried, for example, with the splines-package after downloading it in my home directory with: Octave1>> pkg install splines-1.0.7.tar.gz I get ...
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Comparison: Octave, Spyder, Freemat, Scilab - as alternatives for Matlab

I am trying to find an alternative for Matlab and have so far found: Octave Spyder Freemat Scilab I'm trying to find which is the best alternative to Matlab. I'm particularly concerned with ...
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Multiplot on Octave

I have recently installed octave from Synaptic on my Ubuntu box. To my surprise, the multiplot methods (multiplot, mplot, etc.) are not present (in either octave-3.0 nor octave-3.2 packages). Which ...