GNU Octave 6.1 Released with Improvements / New Functions

GNU Octave 6.1 was released a few days ago with numerous improvements, bug-fixes, and a list of new functions.

Changes in Octave 6.1 include:

  • New sorting option "stable" for intersect, setdiff, setxor, union, and unique functions.
  • Support for cookies to enable RESTful communication with the web service.
  • System web browser can be opened by web function.
  • Numerical integration has been improved.
  • New format command options: uppercase and lowercase (default).
  • Deprecated Qt4 support.
  • Completely rewritten of the legend function.
  • Updated the axis function and many other graphics backend improvements.
  • matlab compatibility improvements.
  • Remove deprecated functions and properties.
  • Add a list of new functions.

How to Get Octave in Ubuntu:

There’s no PPA repository contains the new release package at the moment of writing.

Before the official Snap package and the community maintained Flatpak package publish the new package, you can download & build GNU Octave from the source tarball:

[ac-button style=”flat” color=”tan” size=”large” url=”https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/download” target=”_blank”]Download Octave[/ac-button]

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