=Debian and Debian-based (such as Ubuntu)=
Simply install Octave from your distribution repository:
The packages can be installed using the yum command, they are:
Octave is available through Gentoo's package management system, Portage:
=Red Hat Enterprise/CentOS=
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.
GNU Octave is included with Red Hat. If you are still using an old version of Red Hat and want a newer version of GNU Octave, your best options are to consider updating your distribution to a recent Fedora release or compile octave from source.
=SUSE Linux and openSUSE=
Binary packages for Octave are provided by all versions of openSUSE. It can be installed by command:
Updated Octave's version is in the extra repository. It can be installed by typing: