Interactive programming environment for numerical computations
GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for
numerical computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical
solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other
numerical experiments. It also provides extensive graphics capabilities
for data visualization and manipulation. Octave is normally used through
its interactive command line interface, but it can also be used to write
non-interactive programs. The Octave language is quite similar to
Matlab so that most programs are easily portable.
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.
Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.
Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), Linux Mint 19 (Tara), Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) and the latest release, Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu.
On Linux Mint 20, /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref needs to be removed before Snap can be installed. This can be accomplished from the command line: