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Questions tagged [octave]

GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language and software, primarily intended for numerical computations. Historically it has been solely run from the command-line (that is, through a terminal emulator) but since version 3.8.0 a graphical user interface (GUI) has been available as part of the ...

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How to use GNU Octave instead of Minitab

As a university student, we have to solve some problems and class activity using a Windows app called Minitab, while I don't use any other operating system except Linux. I installed GNU Octave and ...
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Adding applications / access to flatpak

Is it possible to add applications to a Flatpak app? I'm using the GNU Octave Flatpak Gnu Octave Flatpak I would like the Octave Flatpak to have access to the "espeak" application (I use it to make a ...
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gsl library: gslcblas library not found but installed

I have problems with installing the gsl package. Running Xubuntu 18.04, octave 4.4.1. Using -forge, the installation process stalls with the following message: pkg install -forge gsl configure: ...
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Install Octave 4.2.0 (or latest) [closed]

How can I install octave 4.2.0 or latest ? I have tried Installing latest version of GNU Octave when I have already installed other version does not give flathub command not found https://...
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Octave - Invalid ELF header - Ubuntu 18.04

TLDR; I want to run octave code in the terminal without any GUI but am facing a ELF header error. Full question; I am trying to run a basic octave script as can be seen here which is saved as a ...
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Installing Octave Documentation on Ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to have on-disk documentation, as there are many times when I must be off the net. I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Octave 4.0.0. When I click the Documentation tab I get "The info file /usr/share/...
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Error while loading shared libraries: libQt5Network.so.5:

I was installing GNU octave on my Ubuntu 18.04 (from the terminal). After installation octave wouldn't open when I tried to launch it using the desktop icon. So I tried launching from the terminal and ...
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how to open .exe files in octave

Im trying to open femm42.exe (it runs already with .wine) via octave on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS but it doesn´t work. do I have to configure it for running .exe files?
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Changing Proxy Settings for a specific Application

I wanted to remove the proxy settings only for GNU OCTAVE to be able to submit their assignments. But my system-wide proxy setting is of my College network Settings. Is there any way I can change the ...
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GNU Octave Command Window unreadable text

GNU Octave Command Window showing unreadable text. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. GNU Octave 4.2.2. Intel® HD Graphics 520 (Skylake GT2). Octave was installed by means of the Terminal.
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Octave command window showing unreadable text [duplicate]

When I start Octave, on the command window I see this: However, after I run some commands, I can see they are in history and they do execute. I can see the text if I copy-paste it somewhere. How ...
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Errors in installing octave in ubuntu 16.10

Whenever I run the command "sudo apt install octave" I keep getting this in my terminal window Err:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu yakkety/main amd64 libxml-libxml-perl amd64 2.0128+dfsg-1 ...
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error installing octave from source (qt4 unknown)

After I compile octave from source, I get the following error: GEN libgui/src/qrc-resource.cc Unknown option 'qt4'. Makefile:27266: recipe for target 'libgui/src/qrc-resource.cc' failed CXX ...
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Cannot install Octave (Dependency problem)

I've tried to install Octave in my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit using sudo apt-add-repository ppa:octave/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install octave and it generate a dependency problem the ...
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Gnuplot and Octave giving scrollbar error

The following error is occurring in both Gnuplot and Octave at the newest installation: error: invalid string constant "murrine-scrollbar", expected valid string constant I have no idea how to ...
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Installing Octave 4.0.2 with apt-get

I am trying to install Octave 4.0.2 (specifically that version; I have reason to believe there is an incompatibility that affects software I want to run with and would like to install this version to ...
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Fuzzy logic simulation software

I am trying to find the best fuzzy logic simulator for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. In Windows, I have fuzzy logic working in MATLAB, but in Ubuntu, Octave doesn't seem to compile fuzzy logic code. Is there ...
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Trouble in installing octave 4.0.1

I have tried installing octave 4.0.1 many times but it always shows errors whenever I run "make" command after "./configure" , but directory has 2 makefiles (Makefile.am, Makefile.in) Image showing ...
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GNU Octave Installation Problem

I experienced compiling problems with a previous installation of octave. I uninstalled it and am trying a re-installation using: sudo apt-get install octave when I do this, I get the following error:...
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Installing latest version of GNU Octave when I have already installed other version

I have installed Gnu Octave by using apt-get install octave. This installed version 4.0.3 on my machine. I want to install the latest available version. How can I: Uninstall the version I have? ...
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Octave permissions on Ubuntu 16.04 after installing from PPA

I've installed octave on xenial using PPA: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:octave/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install octave after which I did not get root permissions, error being : ...
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How to install statistics package in Octave(4.0.0) in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have tried >> pkg install -forge statistics , but it showed error: the following dependencies were unsatisfied: statistics needs io >= 1.0.18 What should I do now?
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Failed to install Octave. Error: you have held broken packages [duplicate]

Here is the error I got while trying to install octave: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:octave/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install octave The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Octave: Need version 4.0.1 but only 4.0.0 in package archive

When I issue sudo apt-get install octave it installs octave 4.0.0. However our instructor tells us this version is broken and we have to install version 4.0.1. So I checked the available versions ...
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Octave comet3 cannot be plotted

I have Octave 4.0.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 with installed geometry 3.0.0 package. When I try to compile the example code with comet3 function, I receive only empty coordinate system without any animation: ...
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Octave display error, Really small fonts

I've installed Octave 4.2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04: wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-4.2.0.tar.gz tar xf octave-4.2.0.tar.gz rm octave-4.2.0.tar.gz cd octave-4.2.0/ ./configure make -j8 sudo make ...
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dd: warning: partial read (512 bytes); suggest iflag=fullblock

Im trying to record and audio from octave and keep getting this warning and only get partial recordings..(partial read from pipe) I suppose.. IM running Ubuntu 14.04 on a sony vaio
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SISO system transfer function using Octave [closed]

How to determine transfer function of a SISO system, where I know the Inputs, Set points and actual points information (around 100 Samples). I would appreciate your comments.
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Octave 4.2.1 and Intel MKL

I have compiled Octave 4.2.1 from sources with no error. Is there any way to make it use Intel Math Kernel Library? I have installed it in \opt\intel. When I add it to blas and lapack alternatives ...
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Octave Installation Issue with Ubuntu 16.04

I had installed octave using a simple apt-get command but had to later upgrade it. Going through many links online, I downloaded the latest realease of file directly from website and built it. But it ...
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How do I downgrade octave package or install from source?

I installed octave using: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:octave/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install octave However, I need an older version of octave (older than 3.4.0) so I tried to first ...
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Octave 4.0 Command Window text not visible in Ubuntu 16.04

After using do-release-upgrade (from 12.04 to 14.04 to 16.04) the Octave Command Window does not show text typed into it. However, commands entered there do indeed appear in the Command History window....
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Octave not running on Ubuntu 16.04. Give the following error/message

After sudo apt-get update and the sudo apt-get install octave when i type octave in the terminal I get the following message: The settings file /home/ameya/.config/octave/qt-settings does not exist ...
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GNU Octave is not shown in Ubuntu Software center

Using Ubuntu 16.04, I cannot seem to find GNU Octave listed in Ubuntu Software by searching the keyword "Octave": GNU Octave is not listed in Science or Science -> Math categories either: However, ...
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Error after Installing Octave in Ubuntu do my error have any solution

I installed octave by using the: sudo apt-get install octave command but after I am unable to open octave I tried by typing octave and also tried: octave --force-gui Output of ls -ld ~/ .config/...
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Unable to install octave on ubuntu, libhdf5.so.6 missing

I am unable to install octave by normal command sudo apt-get install octave, as libhdf5.so.6 is missing. This problem has arisen since I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and uninstalled octave once. I ...
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Octave does not install: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop

I am using Ubuntu Studio 16.10 64 bit and trying to install octave3.6.3 wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/octave/octave-3.6.3.tar.bz2 tar -xvf octave-3.6.3.tar.bz2 cd octave-3.6.3 ./configure ...
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MATLAB 5 .mat file on Octave

Can I execute "Matlab 5 .mat file on Octave? Let me know please.
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Octave packages

I am unable to install the octave-image:i386 package. To solve this issue, I installed dependencies but I got the same error after that: The following packages have unmet dependencies: octave-image:...
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can't uninstall octave [duplicate]

I can run octave in the terminal by typing octave and then pressing Enter,but I can't remove octave. I type sudo apt-get purge octave,but it say Package 'octave' is not installed, so not removed. ...
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Octave memory allocation error after changing GM to quantum depth 16

I tried to increase the quantum depth of the GraphicsMagick to 16bits. I downloaded the GraphicsMagick package from here. Here is the result for the version details and quantum depth result for gm ...
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Installing Octave on Ubuntu 16.04 with Nvidia Running

I am trying to install Octave on Xenial which has an Nvidia graphics card. Octave installs but quits as soon as I try to start it from command line. Please suggest any solutions. I have octave running ...
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Octave 3.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04: command line does not show text

I have installed Octave 3.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 (64bits). I can open Octave GUI but the command window isn't working well. If I write a command it is executed but I can't see anything in the command ...
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GNU Octave installation problem with Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Vostro laptop and then tried installing GNU octave using the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:octave/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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build-dep error while installing GNU Octave from source [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the latest version (4.0.3) of GNU Octave on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I use sudo apt-get build-dep octave I get the following message: E: You must put some 'source' URIs in ...
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Uninstalling octave from ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I had downloaded the source code of GNU octave and had installed it using make install. However, the installation had some error, due to which it could not open the GUI on launching octave. For this ...
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Install Octave 64bit in Ubuntu

Currently working to install Octave 64 bit by following this article : https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Compiling-Octave-with-64_002dbit-Indexing.html so i come to first step ...
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Octave error in sload method after 16.04 update

this code was working fine in ocatave untill update ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04, it gives me this error [Signal, Header] = sload('../data/A01T.gdf'); ** On entry to DGEMV parameter ...
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GNU Octave Command Window not working

I installed GNU Octave a few days ago. Until today,it was working fine. But today, its command window is not working,sometimes it makes whole program freeze. I have searched why it is like that. In ...
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Octave installation after purging previous installation

I installed the octave 4.0.3 version and for some reason the command window didn't show any text. I dont know why i decided to purge the installation and start all over thinking i messed up somewhere ...