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Re: How to install the octave packages?

From: Andreas Weber
Subject: Re: How to install the octave packages?
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2016 16:45:21 +0100
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Am 13.03.2016 um 15:43 schrieb Jonathan Camilleri:
> I am trying to install a package, and, I am following the following
> format, but I am not sure what to write as the package_name, and,
> whether I just drop the .gz file to any directory.
> I am using Windows 10 at the moment but I have a unix box as well, the
> online tutorials do require clearer and more guided documentation.

Really? What is missing here?
...simply type at the Octave prompt pkg install -forge package_name. If
your Octave version is too old (before 3.4.0), you'll have to download
the package file manually, and use pkg install package_file_name.tar.gz ...

see also "help pkg"

-- Andy

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