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Re: installation problem on windows

From: LUK ShunTim
Subject: Re: installation problem on windows
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:22:27 +0800
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Agnes Bousquier wrote:
> Hello,
>   I have installed Octave 2.1.72 following the instruction J.W Eaton gives
> in
> the file : I am using
> Windows XP Professionnal as OS and I installed Octave with the binary
> package. Unfortunately, when I try to execute the command "sombrero (41)",

To use gnuplot, you have to run octave in X windows. After you get the bash
prompt from cygwin, run startx and then run octave in the xterm window that
props up.

> as it is advised to do in the readme file, no plot window appears. And if
> I try to build a .oct file, I get the message "bash : mkoctfile : command
> not found".

To use make .oct files, install the octave-headers package as well.

> Could anyone please tell me where the problem is?
> Agnes Bousquier


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