View Full Version : Updating Maxima and Gnuplot from Source

October 10th, 2007, 04:44 PM
It's easy to install a software from source, but unlike installers which check for earlier versions, I don't know if the source file "recognises" an existing version.

Currently, I have Maxima 5.12.0 and Gnuplot 4.2 installed. I have downloaded the tarballs of the latest versions of both programs. How do I install them over the old version? Do I just delete the old folder from Home?

Any help appreciated.