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RE: thumb drive install for octave

From: dastew
Subject: RE: thumb drive install for octave
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:19:47 +0000

> Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 19:39:47 -0800
> From: address@hidden
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: thumb drive install for octave
> Hi octave users,
> I am very new to Octave, and rather new to Linux. I am going to be hopping
> from computer to computer soon to run some tests. And I do not have install
> privileges on these machines (just my own user account). Can I still run
> octave? I am hoping I can put octave on a type of thumb drive, and just
> launch it up. But my question is, for Linux (I am using ubuntu) is there a
> simple way to setup up octave in a type of directory, so I can just hop on a
> machine, copy things to a directory (change permissions if needed) and then
> just run octave? Or is full install necessary?
> On my personal computer (which I cannot use for these computations), I was
> able to easily install octave on ubuntu using apt - . But it seems like
> these files are spread around my computer and it is a bit confusing where
> things are that are necessary.
> So, to sum it up, I would like to find a type of minimal required files
> necessary to put on thumb disk that I can just dump onto a computer and then
> execute octave. And ideas or suggestions would be great.
> Thanks,
> -Adam
> --

I have done this with a windoz version. Are you going to use it in windoz?

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