== Dependencies ==
Most of the dependencies given in this section can be very conveniently installed on many [[Octave for GNU/Linux|GNU/Linux]] systems.
For a quick way to install the required dependencies, see:
* [[Octave for Debian systems#The right way|Debian / Ubuntu]]
* [[Octave for Arch Linux|Arch Linux]]
* [[Octave for Red Hat Linux systems|Fedora / RedHat / CentOS]]
On [[Octave for Microsoft Windows|MS Windows]] and [[Octave for macOS|macOS]] systems the generic Octave build process described on this page needs some more effort to fulfill the described build dependencies. Please read [[Octave for Microsoft Windows]] and [[Octave for macOS]] for information how to build Octave for the respective systems.