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Octave for GNU/Linux
Revision as of 13:34, 7 August 2012
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Add section on packages for Red Hat Enterprise
# emerge octave
# emerge octave-forge (optional)
=Red Hat Enterprise=
Octave is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux distributions through the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL EPEL] repository. This section applies to CentOS, Scientific Linux, and other Red Hat Enterprise rebuild distributions as well.
First, follow [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL#How_can_I_use_these_extra_packages.3F these instructions] to set up your system to install packages from EPEL. For example,
# wget <nowiki>http://url/to/latest/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm</nowiki>
# yum localinstall epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
Once the EPEL repository has been enabled, you can follow the rest of the [[#Fedora|instructions for Fedora]] to install Octave using yum.
Note that EPEL intentionally does not follow new releases as closely as other distributions. Consequently, the version of Octave provided by EPEL may be several months or years out of date. There are plans for the Octave maintainers to provide support and binary RPMs for enterprise GNU/Linux distributions, contact the [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org maintainers mailing list] for more information.
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