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GNU Octave by Jesper Schmidt Hansen

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Installing Octave

Octave is primarily designed to run under GNU/Linux. However, you can also run Octave under Windows with only a few glitches here and there. The installation procedure, runs very smoothly under Windows. Let us start with this.

Windows

Installing Octave on Windows is straightforward. The steps are as follows:

  1. Go to the Octave-Forge web site. Here there is a hyper link to a Windows installer. Download this installer onto your desktop or any other destination you may prefer.
  2. Double-click on the installer icon.
  3. You will see a greeting window. Click on the Next button.
  4. The next window shows you the license agreement, which I recommend that you read. Click the Next button.
  5. Now, you will have the opportunity to choose where Octave will be ...

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