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Overhaul the introduction to not scare MS Windows users away. Add screenshot of GUI.
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First, follow the [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Installation.html installation guide]
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First, follow the installation instructions for:
to install GNU Octave on your system. Then, launch the interactive prompt by
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* [[Octave for macOS|macOS]]
typing <code>octave</code> in a terminal or by clicking the icon in the programs menu.
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* [[Octave for GNU/Linux|GNU/Linux]] and [[Octave for other Unix systems|other Unix systems]]
For further guidance, see the manual page on
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* [[Octave_for_Microsoft_Windows|Microsoft Windows]]
[https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Running-Octave.html Running Octave].
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or consult the [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Installation.html GNU Octave manual] to install GNU Octave on your system.
 
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Then, start the GNU Octave by clicking the icon in the programs menu or launch the interactive prompt by typing <code>octave</code> in a terminal.
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See the manual page on [https://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/Running-Octave.html running Octave].
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[[File:GNU Octave screenshot.png|thumb|center|500px|The GNU Octave graphical user interface (GUI).]]
    
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