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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 software.

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GNU Octave documentation failure

When starting GNU Octave, I get this error window Looking in /usr/share/octave/4.4.1/doc I found I did not have write access to the .qhc file there. I tried to give everyone write access to it, but ...
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Why can't I run this executable file (.exe) in Octave?

I have a source code written in Fortran 90: sourcecode.f90 It needs Lapack libraries for compilation so, I compile the source code with this command: gfortran -o executable.exe sourcecode.f90 -...
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Fail to install control package to Octave (installed via snap)

I'm facing some difficulties installing packages in octave (5.2.0 via snap). I'm running ubuntu 19.10 The problem is: >> pkg install -forge control configure: error: in `/tmp/oct-bdXz48/...
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offline installation of octave packages

I recently downloaded and stored in my home directory, few GNU octave packages but I couldn't install them. I first did sudo octave to open the octave command-line. When I tried to install the ...
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/bin/sh: 1: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string <builtin>: recipe for target 'wfdbinit.o' failed in WFDB octave toolbox installtion

I need to work by EEG signals and trying yo use WFDB from physionet site from this instruction, so based of its readme.MD file i tried to do: $ sudo apt-get install gcc libcurl4-openssl-dev perl ...
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installing and using MATLAB alternatives on Ubuntu 19.10 octave

I installed octave on Ubuntu 19.10 based on instructions here after installation, I try to launch it but I get following errors debian@osboxes:~$ snap run octave Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/...
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Octave error: 'dfs' undefined near line 1 column 1

how i could run SDF command in octave when i get this error: so i have seen this GitHub related project (octave-networks-toolbox) and into is there was SDF, so i tried to install it by this command: ...
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warning: LFLAGS is deprecated and will be removed in a future version of Octave, use LDFLAGS instead

Ubuntu 19.10 Octave 5.1 flatpak every time I install an application I get this error then the CPU usages reaches 100% pkg install control-3.2.0.tar.gz warning: LFLAGS is deprecated and will be ...
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Octave | Gtk-Message: 07:55:34.019: Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” (2 more modules missing reported)

I installed octave in ubuntu 16.04 using flathub. When i start it from command line:- $ flatpak run org.octave.Octave Gtk-Message: 08:02:11.424: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Gtk-Message: ...
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How do I fix “undefined variable: void” error loading scilab BackDoor

I'm attempting to install sci cosim for Octave, and to do so I need to install scilab, and BackDoor, however, with BackDoor installed I get the following error upon starting scilab: atomsLoad: An ...
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Can't install octave forges with Ubuntu 19.04

Octave Forges fails to install octave from repositories on Ubuntu 19.04 using snap octave v5.1: pkg install -forge symbolic error: get_forge_pkg: could not read URL, please verify internet ...
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gpg key timed out error while installing GNU Octave on Ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install Octave using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:octave/stable sudo apt update sudo apt-get install octave But after running the 1st command, I get the following ...
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Binding Octave Libraries

I am working with embed octave. While building the library, I encountered this error, can anyone suggest solution for this. /usr/local/lib/octave/5.1.0/oct/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/PKG_ADD: /usr/local/...
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snap permissions for home directory for Octave

I installed the octave snap yesterday, but when I run octave, it does not have permissions to access my $HOME. How do I enable permissions? ctaggart@rustasia:~/octave-add$ octave octave: X11 DISPLAY ...
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Unable to install Octave - Error in loading `libopenblas.so.0`

I have installed armhf architecture of Ubuntu 18.04 in Termux in my mobile phone. While installing octave (sudo apt install octave) I am getting the following error. Setting up octave (4.2.2-...
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installing gslcblas on octave (installed via flatpak)

Installing gslcblas on octave is not a big challenge (see here). But how can I solve the same problem, when octave is installed via flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04? >> pkg install -forge gsl Gtk-...
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How to create a data file which can be opened by octave

I created two files FeaturesX.dat and PriceY.dat using the command: touch FeaturesX.dat and touch PriceY.dat but when I would try to open these files from octave using the command: load FeaturesX....
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How to install GNU Octave on Ubuntu 18.10?

While trying to install it from Ubuntu Software Store it shows the error "unmet dependencies". I just upgraded from 18.04 LTS which had Octave installed and now I can't use it anymore.
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hist(), plot() in octave shows blank screen

Code used: x = 0.17860 0.85981 0.69683 0.56564 0.55712 0.68452 0.83126 0.11530 0.28621 0.75909 >>y y = 4.28759 1.07059 1.53263 7.99441 0.98204 3.45242 4....
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octave from ppa with packages not possible

I installed octave using ppa, but now all octave packages (e.g. optim) have broken dependencies. I proceeded in the following way: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:octave/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ ...
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Installing Octave on Ubuntu Mate on Raspberry pi 3

I have Ubuntu Mate on a raspberry pi 3 and I'm trying to install Octave without success so far. I got (sorry if its not accurate, I translated from Spanish): $ sudo apt-get -y install octave octave ...
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Looking for location of tmp directory in flatpak

Looking for location of tmp directory in flatpak. I installed the Octave flatpak. When I go to access the tmp directory while in the Octave program the directory is not the same tmp directory if ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...