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== Getting help ==
== Getting help ==
* Read the [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter GNU Octave documentation]
* [[FAQ|Frequently asked questions (FAQ)]]
* The [[FAQ|frequently asked questions (FAQ)]] list is good place to start with answers to questions regarding [[FAQ#General|what is Octave]], [[FAQ#Licensing_issues|licensing]], [[FAQ#What.27s_new_in_Octave|new features]], [[FAQ#What_documentation_exists_for_Octave.3F|documentation]], [[FAQ#Installation_issues_and_problems|installation]], [[FAQ#Coding|coding]], [[FAQ#How_can_I_get_involved_in_Octave_development.3F|contributing to Octave]], and more, are found there.
* [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter GNU Octave documentation]
* Continue reading this wiki and feel free to add further content (please check that it is not already part of, or belongs in, the documentation and read the [[Contribution guidelines]]).
* [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/support.html Other support options]
* [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/support.html Other support options]

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GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. It also provides extensive graphics capabilities for data visualization and manipulation. GNU Octave is normally used through its interactive interface (CLI and GUI), but it can also be used to write non-interactive programs. The GNU Octave language is quite similar to Matlab so that most programs are easily portable.


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Get installers and sources from https://www.octave.org/download and information how to build Octave using a separate toolchain (custom built gcc version).

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GNU Octave 5.2.0 is the current stable release.

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  • January 31, 2020 GNU Octave 5.2.0 has been released (see above)!

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