GNU Octave


GNU Octave

GNU Octave is a powerful high-level scripting language intended for numerical computing including numerical solutions of linear and nonlinear problems. The language has a convenient command-line interface and is mostly compatible with MATLAB. GNU Octave also has the capability of being used as a batch-oriented language.

Using GNU Octave on RCC Resources

To use the Octave interactive shell, simply execute the octave command on HPC or Spear:

# Octave requires the GNU module
$ module load gnu

# Start Octave CLI
$ octave

# Start Octave GUI (make sure your SSH connection supports graphical user interfaces)
$ octave --gui

The Octave Reference Manual is available online