freemat - Mathematics Framework
This manual page documents briefly the freemat
command. This manual page
was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not
have a manual page.
is a free environment for rapid engineering and scientific
prototyping and data processing. It is similar to commercial systems such as
MATLAB from Mathworks, and IDL from Research Systems, but is Open Source.
freemat is available under the GPL license.
follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
- -f <command>
- Runs freemat in command mode. freemat will startup, run the
given command, and then quit. Note that this option uses the remainder of
the command line, so use it last.
- Suppress the GUI for freemat.
- Do not force the plastique style for GUI.
- Disables the graphics subsystem.
- uses a dumb terminal interface (no command line editing,
etc.) This flag is primarily used when you want to capture input/output to
freemat from another application.
- -i <path>
- Install freemat - provide the path to the freemat data
directory (containing the scripts, help and other files.). Normally these
are installed in /usr/share/freemat but regardless, you must run freemat
-i once to indicate the location of this directory. Note that in this
mode, freemat will only update its internal configuration and then
- -p <path>
- Show summary of options.
freemat was written by Samit Basu <email@example.com>
This manual page was written by Giuseppe Iuculano <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
for the Debian project (but may be used by others).