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Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably.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To keep MacPorts and its ports up to date a frequently performed sudo port selfupgrade and sudo port upgrade outdated do the job.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 Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not […]Continue reading »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 »
Adobe allows to install Lightroom on two computers independently of the platform. You can install Lightroom on a MacBook and on a Windows-PC without breaking […]Continue reading »