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Re: GUI - start?

From: Sunil Shah
Subject: Re: GUI - start?
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:38:46 -0800

Given that these questions are recurring-I went through the same set of questions with you about ten days ago, may I humbly suggest to update the information on Octave Wiki ( ) ?

On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 10:32 AM, Alexander Hansen <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Dec 1, 2014, at 10:15 AM, jkr <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have installed Octave 3.8.2 (using fink), a major feature of which is
> supposed to be the GUI.  As noted, this
> is not the default interface yet.  It is said there that to start the gui
> what is needed is --force-gui.  I have tried, from a bash shell: octave
> --force-gui.  I just get a command line interface.  Clearly, I'm missing
> something.  Clues?

What build variant did you install?  E.g. check that with “fink list -it octave”  Only those with “qtmac” or “qtx11” in their names include the GUI.

Alexander Hansen, Ph.D.
Fink User Liaison

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