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… Continue reading GNU Octave 6.1 Released with Improvements / New Functions

Latest Gnu Octave Available to Install via Snap in Ubuntu

Gnu Octave finally offers official Snap package for Linux desktops, so far in beta, which means you can now easily install the latest Octave via Ubuntu Software and always keep updated. Octave snap is a containerized software package comes with run-time libraries bundled and auto-updates itself once a new version package is published. For Ubuntu… Continue reading Latest Gnu Octave Available to Install via Snap in Ubuntu

GNU Octave 5.1.0 Released with HiDPI Support (Howto Install)

GNU Octave 5.1.0 was announced yesterday as a new major release with Matlab compatibility improvements, and many new and improved functions. GNU Octave 5.1.0 release highlights: Adds HiDPI support Requires Qt4 >= 4.8, though Qt5 is preferred. Adds many new functions. Printing to raster formats now uses an OpenGL-based method by default New print options… Continue reading GNU Octave 5.1.0 Released with HiDPI Support (Howto Install)

How to Install the Latest GNU Octave 4.4 in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tutorial shows you how to install the latest GNU Octave in Ubuntu 18.04 (or Ubuntu 16.04), while the Ubuntu repositories only provide an old version. Since there’s no stable PPA contains the latest Octave packages, Flatpak package is the easiest way to get the numerical computation software running on Ubuntu. Similar to Snap,… Continue reading How to Install the Latest GNU Octave 4.4 in Ubuntu 18.04