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Re: gui front end for Octave for Windows - was: Woctave-another gui fron
Re: gui front end for Octave for Windows - was: Woctave-another gui front end
Sat, 22 Dec 2012 19:36:46 -0600
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On 12/21/2012 03:06 PM, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> On 12/21/2012 05:48 AM, Wolfgang Lindner wrote:
>> I recommended to use UPM-Octave Release 6 for Windows.
>> Some hints:
>> . you can change the language to english
>> just removing the languages directory under the bin directory.
>> That should enjoy your students.
> That worked great. Thank you.
>> . Currently you have to download packages for octave homepage
>> and then install it inside UPM using pkg install/load commands
>> just like in Octave.
> I tried this with odepkg. Unfortunately it didn't work, because octave
> has to build some of the source code. So what I did instead was to
> simply download ode45.m from a web site, and it works great. It was
> able to solve the lorenz attractor, and basically this about all I will
But the ode45 I downloaded didn't work as well as the ode45 in odepkg.
So I did this...
> But really the packages need to be prebuilt before they can be
> installed. (ode45 is itself a matlab file, but odepkg also includes
> some rather high powered solvers that need to be compiled using fortran.)
... very easy work around. I downloaded odepkg-0.8.2.tar.gz from the
octave forge web site onto my unix computer. Then I untarred it,
deleted the directory src, and then retarred it under the name
odepkg-0.8.2-mod.tar.gz. I copied this onto my windows computer, and
from UPM-Octave I simply typed
pkg install odepkg-0.8.2-mod.tar.gz
I'll put odepkg-0.8.2-mod.tar.gz on the class web site, and have my
students using UPM-Octave download and install it. (If I need to add
any commentary so that I don't violate GPL, I'll add that to.)
So regarding GUI octaves that I need to teach my classes, I am
Thank you very much,