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Old 09-17-2009, 11:42 AM   #1
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Slackware 13 and Octave 3.2

I installed Octave 3.2 for Slackware 12.2 on Slackware 13. Octave for 13 isn't available.
Octave initially didn't run correctly. I did need to do one fix. Octave 3.2 for Slackware 12.2 needs
The fix is (as root) to add a soft link from /usr/lib/ to /usr/lib/

$ ls -l /usr/lib/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 20 2009-09-16 12:31 /usr/lib/ ->
Octave 3.2 for Slackware 12.2 is available from at:
Note the dependencies, more dependent packages are needed.
Old 09-18-2009, 09:26 PM   #2
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There is an octave slackbuild for slackware 13 at


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