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→‎Debian and Debian-based (such as Ubuntu): remove the <version> which is no longer valid and doc package which are installed automatically.
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=Debian and Debian-based (such as Ubuntu)=
 
=Debian and Debian-based (such as Ubuntu)=
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Either use {{Codeline|aptitude}} or {{Codeline|apt-get}}:
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Simply install Octave from your distribution repository:
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    # aptitude install octave<version> octave<version>-doc
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apt-get install install octave
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where {{Codeline|<version>}} must be substituted by the appropriate string.
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For old versions of Ubuntu that only supply old versions of Octave, consider using Octave's PPA. For more details, see the [[Debian]] specific instructions page.
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The Octave-Forge packages are spread over many Debian packages. All Octave-Forge packages will probably be found with the command:  
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There are also Debian packages for each of the Octave-Forge packages, usually named {{codeline|octave<pkgname>}}, e.g, {{codeline|octave-image}} and {{codeline|octave-statistics}} for the image processing and statistics package respectively. A complete list of them can be found with the command:  
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    $ aptitude search ?description\(octave-forge\)
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aptitude search ?description\(octave-forge\)
 
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For more details, see the [[Debian]] specific instructions page.
      
=Fedora=
 
=Fedora=

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