On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 06:03:16PM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
On Thu, Oct 05, 2017 at 05:49:10PM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 02:56:47PM -0500, Julita Inca wrote:
> > Hi, could you please tell me what else is needed to be published?
> Hi Julita,
> I installed Octave on a F26 system and opened a fresh user account to
> test the steps in your article. When I do, I get a completely black
> plot window. I've tested this in a brand new F26 VM guest install as
> well, same results.
> It turns out this is a known problem with Octave on Wayland systems:
> My only guess is that you are either:
> (1) running an Xorg session instead of Wayland, or
> (2) you set up graphics_toolkit() beforehand or in a startup file
> I'll adapt the instructions to advise using graphics_toolkit("fltk")
> which seems to work best and with no spew to the console.
Except... this makes all the screenshots inaccurate. And I found out
that the "fltk" toolkit is just ugly. Using "gnuplot" is beter.
Do you have time to redo the screenshots using the gnuplot toolkit?
I think I managed to provide a notice in the article that explains why
your screenshots are different. Also, Wayland seems to be finicky
with Octave (this is an Octave bug) so this might be the safe way to
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