Re: installing Scilab/Octave or any other programmes.. HELP!!!!
to be honest I think the scilab from the repos is a bit dodgy, for me its had a couple of probs. The downloaded version from their site is better. To install either read the read me or follow this. Untar the package, cd to the bin directory in the scilab folder, type 'make', now its installed to that folder. To run it just type 'scilab' in that same bin directory.
If you didn't understand that then either read the readme or install it from the repos.
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