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=Ubuntu=
 
=Ubuntu=
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For building from source, see the [[Debian]] instructions.
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To Build from Mercurial Sources on a new install of Ubuntu12.04.1
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First some extra packages are needed.
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Next some extra compilation instructions are given.
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To compile software in your Ubuntu system, install the essential tools.
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  $ sudo apt-get install build-essential
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After these you can proceed to get the dependencies.
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Even though it says 3.2 it is also used for the later versions of octave.
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  $ sudo apt-get build-dep octave3.2
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  $ sudo apt-get install bison libfontconfig-dev
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  $ sudo apt-get install gnuplot
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  $ sudo apt-get install mercutial
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  $ sudo apt-get install git
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  $ sudo apt-get  install libtool
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  $ sudo apt-get  install automake
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  $ sudo apt-get install qtcreator
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  $ sudo apt-get install libqscintilla2-8 libqscintilla2-dev
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Now create a folder to work with octave.
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CD to this folder.
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Now download the source files.
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    $ hg clone http://www.octave.org/hg/octave
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now in the repository folder
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    ./bootstrap
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    ./configure
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    make -j6  # this will use up to 6 cores in the cpu.
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    make check  # to look for errors.
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    ./run-octave  # To try the new version
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You may still find a problem when plotting: <code>Gtk-WARNIN **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap"</code> To fix this do
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    $ sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf
      
=== Unofficial binaries ===
 
=== Unofficial binaries ===
Until Ubuntu packaging  is up and running you can get .deb packages for Ubuntu built with [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CheckInstall checkinstall] (note that these packages are not official)
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'''Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10'''
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* [http://ubuntuone.com/6iTsUm8xqX7rXDf3S6yfeM Octave 3.4.3 (32bits)].
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* [http://ubuntuone.com/4sGNUuh9ykZdadEX0QPtY2 Octave 3.4.3 (64bits)].
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* [http://ubuntuone.com/6WX6polYRNXeJuBqVsCZvi Octave 3.6.1 (32bits)].
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'''Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10'''
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* [http://ubuntuone.com/6l35Gf3j8alWL7fGeYW388 Octave 3.4.3 (32bits)].
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* [http://ubuntuone.com/50BTtQn3qO3eMB8kngAMaq Octave 3.6.1 (64bits)].
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'''Ubuntu 12.04'''
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* [https://launchpad.net/~picaso/+archive/octave Octave 3.6.1 ppa (32 & 64 bits)].
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==References==
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*[http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Octave-3-4-3-in-Ubuntu-11-10-td3947501.html Octave 3.4.3 in Ubuntu 11.10].
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*[http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Ubuntu-10-10-binaries-to-test-td3929887.html Ubuntu 10.10 binaries to test].
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*[http://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/Ubuntu-11-10-binaries-td3947804.html Ubuntu 11.10 binaries]
      
=Fedora=
 
=Fedora=

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