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Re: Installation of Octave on Windows

From: Robert A. Macy
Subject: Re: Installation of Octave on Windows
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 15:56:42 -0800

The *exact* name is 
around 7.6MB

I use it on both the Win98 and the WinXP system with very
few problems, even though it is waaaay out of date.  

              - Robert -

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 21:07:43 +0100
 Marek Malý <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hallo,
> does anybody know if an Octave installation package for
> Windows is available.
> I mean, some directory with necessary files (like
> cygwin1.dll, wgnuplot.exe ...)
> and ofcourse some install.exe or setup.exe file.
> It is about year and half ago when one student told me
> about Gnu Octave and he brought me such windows
> installation package which was dirrectory with some
> files(probably some necessary cygwin dll's,
> gnuplot and octave files) and file setup.exe or
> install.exe ofcourse and so I installed Octave very
> quickly and easy on my computer. Directory "GNU Octave
> 2.1.50"(size 20MB , 40MB on disk) was created in my
> "Program Files" directory after installation. Octave Icon
> was created on my desktop.
> Unfortunately I probably deleted that installation
> package and now I would
> like to install it on some other computers but I can't.
> I know that Windows Octave current version installation
> package is part of cygwin package
> so it is possible to install Octave simultaneously with
> installation of Cygwin. I know that
> next possibility how make Win - Octave binaries is
> compilation of Octave sources with help of
> cygwin. I only don't know if is somewhere available
> separate Octave installation package for Windows
> (current or older version) for easy and fast installation
> of Octave on Windows system. If somebody
> know about somethink what I'am looking for, I would be
> glad if he send me an information.
>     Thank's a lot
>               Marek Maly

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