Octave

Octave


This is launches Octave for Android. Octave is like Matlab (trademark of Mathworks), but free (as in freedom) software. Not some similar program, but really Octave running natively.

The app is now free (as in $) to use, but a donation is appreciated to keep things going.

You are required to get the Octave Main Package (com.octave.main) to use this.
You are required to get the Octave Gnuplot Package (com.octave.gnuplot) to support plotting.
There are many additional packages (com.octave.*) for use.

This is a different sort of app. Unpacking the executable and other files necessary for Octave to run will take awhile when you install or upgrade this, but will be worth it. Whether this is installed to the sdcard or to internal storage, the executables and libraries will take up around 100MB of internal storage either way.

You can add .m files and a .octaverc startup file in an external storage directory setup for you. Often at /sdcard/GNUOctave/home.

Your latest plots (.png files) can be found in an external storage directory setup for you. Often at /sdcard/GNUOctave/intents.

You will be running in a fake chroot of sorts which includes Octave and many of the programs you expect to find in a standard GNU/Linux (read Debian) install. The fake chroot is split between your external/shared partition (often /sdcard) and your internal (/data/data/com.octave) to save space.

Plot commands and edit commands fire off intents to use whatever image viewer or text editor you have.

See Octave Documentation:
http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/

See the FAQ:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android/wiki/FAQ

File bugs and feature requests here:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android/issues

See code here for packages here:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android

This launcher is licensed under the Apache License 2.0.

No GPL licensed code is found within this app, but is found in the packages needed to run.

Recent changes:
Fix Xperia lauch issue.

Rebuild with latest tools such that -24 error can no longer show up for new users.
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About Octave
This is launches Octave for Android. Octave is like Matlab (trademark of Mathworks), but free (as in freedom) software. Not some similar program, but really Octave running natively.

The app is now free (as in $) to use, but a donation is appreciated to keep things going.

You are required to get the Octave Main Package (com.octave.main) to use this.
You are required to get the Octave Gnuplot Package (com.octave.gnuplot) to support plotting.
There are many additional packages (com.octave.*) for use.

This is a different sort of app. Unpacking the executable and other files necessary for Octave to run will take awhile when you install or upgrade this, but will be worth it. Whether this is installed to the sdcard or to internal storage, the executables and libraries will take up around 100MB of internal storage either way.

You can add .m files and a .octaverc startup file in an external storage directory setup for you. Often at /sdcard/GNUOctave/home.

Your latest plots (.png files) can be found in an external storage directory setup for you. Often at /sdcard/GNUOctave/intents.

You will be running in a fake chroot of sorts which includes Octave and many of the programs you expect to find in a standard GNU/Linux (read Debian) install. The fake chroot is split between your external/shared partition (often /sdcard) and your internal (/data/data/com.octave) to save space.

Plot commands and edit commands fire off intents to use whatever image viewer or text editor you have.

See Octave Documentation:
http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/doc/interpreter/

See the FAQ:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android/wiki/FAQ

File bugs and feature requests here:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android/issues

See code here for packages here:
https://github.com/corbinlc/octave4android

This launcher is licensed under the Apache License 2.0.

No GPL licensed code is found within this app, but is found in the packages needed to run.

Recent changes:
Fix Xperia lauch issue.

Rebuild with latest tools such that -24 error can no longer show up for new users.

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A Google User
Jan 13, 2015
Awesome
A Google User
Jan 10, 2015
Error Make error 24?????
A Google User
Jan 9, 2015
Unbelievable Caused strange behaviour such as high processor usage even when closed. Also, terminal emulator did not function correctly on opening a new window.
A Google User
Dec 29, 2014
Almost everything works on Nexus 9 I just installed this on a Nexus 9 running Android 5.0.1. Built-in functions and custom m-files seem to work fine and execute quickly. Plots have problems because fonts cannot be loaded, but the graphs themselves are OK except for missing labels. The edit command for script and function files works, but only if you install an external text editor such as DroidEdit.
A Google User
Dec 28, 2014
My problem is that I get unknown error (-24) when I try to install it. Lenovo a7-40, android 4.4 The wierdest thing is that I had this app on this tablet a few weeks back, but now I can't even install it.