Serial tools are rare and no longer maintained due to the age and limitations of interface technology. However, two of my tools are available for Apple’s M1 ARM architecture now.Continue reading »
PP3 is THE program to produce printable star charts in TeX, EPS or PDF format for LaTeX or word processors, even if it is not […]Continue reading »
Fortunately the astrodynamics toolbox Celestlab is available for macOS on Scilab 6.0 and 6.1 as a binary. Unfortunately the extension module toolbox CelestlabX is not. […]Continue reading »
The popular statistics toolbox STIXBOX for Scilab cannot be installed via ATOMS on Scilab 6.0.x or 6.1.x on Apple’s macOS. Binaries of the dependent toolboxes […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux.
Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably. The installation with a package manager as MacPorts or Home Brew does not work out-of-the-box.
This How-To describes how to install Octave 4.0.3 with MacPorts (Version 2.3.4) on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). It shows how to avoid pitfalls and workaround bugs.Continue reading »
To keep MacPorts and its ports up to date a frequently performed sudo port selfupgrade and sudo port upgrade outdated do the job. Unfortunately the […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux. Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not […]Continue reading »
After the last MacPorts update (v2.3.4), Octave’s GUI did not run anymore. The reason was the wrong gcc variant.Continue reading »
If you activated the wrong option in your Parallels settings your Launchpad is flooded with icons of your virtual machine. In general you do not […]Continue reading »