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Re: Installing packages in octave on Ubuntu 12.04

From: Stephen Montgomery-Smith
Subject: Re: Installing packages in octave on Ubuntu 12.04
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2012 20:19:54 -0600
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On 12/23/2012 06:59 PM, Clydee wrote:
> No, I had not.  I tried it, and indeed at least the control package, of which
> I had most interest was there, but hardly any others.  But now I want the
> image package and more...
> I got my start with Ubuntu 10.10 and cannot recall having such trouble with
> it nor with 11.04.  Downloading packages from sourceforge and installing
> them directly used to work as did the synaptic package manager
> It does somehow seem that with every new release, Canonical Supremely
> Succeeds in breaking many vital things, like, for instance wireless, or the
> desktop.
> This is another example.
> Further advice from anyone reading this thread will be welcome.

Well take this advice as not well informed - all I have going for me is
that my last advice turned out to be mostly correct by coincidence.

But did you try running octave as root, i.e. do "sudo octave" and then
doing the "pkg install"?

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