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Re: How to install Octave 3.4 on Cygwin?

From: Tatsuro MATSUOKA
Subject: Re: How to install Octave 3.4 on Cygwin?
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 03:20:25 +0900 (JST)


It is better to ask at the Cygwin ML but not here for software distributed i.n 
the cygwin site.



--- On Tue, 2011/6/14, Andy Buckle <address@hidden> wrote:

> >> Ok I am probably going to install cygwin then.  Do I just use that program 
> >> to open the tar.gz file?
> No. That is an archive (like a zip) that contains source code. Unless
> you have done some programming, you will want to steer clear of it.
> download setup.exe.
> choose a root directory of c:\cygwin
> (maybe put the cygwin version in the folder name too)
> choose somewhere to put the installation files, i use
> C:\cygwin\installation_files
> You may have to choose a server at some point here. I am in the UK and
> I use one hosted at a German uni.
> in the search box type "octave", then expand the "math" category. In
> the "new" colum for the octave row, click to cycle through the
> options. I can't quite remember what it says for a fresh install (i
> already have it).
> It will automagically select octave's dependencies for installation too.
> click next, it will download and install octave that has been compiled
> by someone cleverer than me.
> I may have skipped/mangled some steps, apologies in advance. Also, I
> think getting the plots to work with cygwin X is something I have
> found fiddly in the past. Search the archive of this list for tips.
> -- 
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