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Old 06-29-2012, 07:22 AM   #1
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Sabayob 9 Scilab bug


I am a new Sabayon user, and just installed Sabayon 9, first KDE and then GNOME.

I'm just having one problem. I really need Scilab on my work! I've installed it just fine using equo, but then Scilab doesn't appear on my Menu and I cannot start it via terminal. It seems that Scilab crashes when iniciates...

I do have another question: is it possible to switch to an older version of GNOME in Sabayon?? I'm used to work with GNOME, but I don't like the new one...

Thanks in advance!!
Old 06-30-2012, 01:41 PM   #2
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This post has not been answered for quite some time and so let me suggest a workaround. Instead of installing scilab - donload the binary version and then untar it and then just type ./scilab and it should work.
Hope this helps.
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:23 AM   #3
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Hello honeybadger...thnks for the tip!! It works this way!! Perfectly!!

I justa have a doubt about that...when I install Octave, it appears on my menu and it starts normally...but Scilab doesn' anyone know the reason?

Thanks again for the help!


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