Mathematical plotter for the desktop
gOplot is powered by oplot
gOplot needs the external libraries SDL2 and GTK2 (with GL extension). It also uses the GSL (Gnu Scientific Library). They are all very common and stable, and should be easy to install.
(Note that if you can build gOplot from sources (see below) then in
opam install . will take care of these required
To enable exporting to EPS or PDF you need
sudo apt install fig2dev
Finally for an optimal use, you should also consider installing LaTeX
sudo apt install texlive fig2ps
Linux binaries are in the
repo directory. Debian-like systems can
use the latest
.deb file. Install it with
sudo dpkg -i <filename>
and then run
For others, just create a new dir (or use
/usr/local), extract the
archive there, and run
You may specify a specific scale for graphics (if the DPI is not correcty detected) with the ‘-s’ option. For instance
goplot -s 1.6
If you have the usual
ocaml development stack (
dune), you can
goplot by cloning this repository and
dune exec bin/goplot.exe
Alternatively, it is even simpler to use
opam install .
as this will also take care of external dependencies.
Two examples are in gOplot’s “Gallery” menu.
Other examples are in the share/examples directory. Use gOplot’s “File/Load” menu to load them. Or directly from the command line, example: