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Hi guys, I am trying to install octave, but am a little new to installing software on Linux I have got as far as navigating to the file, and done ...
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    Octave install


    Hi guys,

    I am trying to install octave, but am a little new to installing software on Linux

    I have got as far as navigating to the file, and done
    ./configure
    but then typing
    make
    returns a no make file error
    How can I progress from here?

    Kind regards

    Jonny

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    Is octave available in your software repos?
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install octave
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    You're a genius Jay,

    That just worked, no ifs no buts just worked. And now it is sitting open on my desktop waiting for me to enter matrices into it and start calculating eigenvalues.

    Thank you very much

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    lol... no problem!
    Sometimes it's easy to forget how easy software installation can be.
    When in doubt, package manager!
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