Package Details: scilab-bin 2024.0.0-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/scilab-bin.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: scilab-bin
Description: A software package for numerical computation, providing a powerful computing environment for engineering and scientific applications.
Upstream URL: https://www.scilab.org
Keywords: programming scientific scilab
Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: scilab, scilab-git
Provides: scilab
Submitter: marcel83
Maintainer: davidgarfias
Last Packager: davidgarfias
Votes: 32
Popularity: 0.26
First Submitted: 2015-11-11 19:36 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2023-11-26 05:45 (UTC)

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davidgarfias commented on 2023-11-26 05:48 (UTC)

Updated to 2024.0.0

vendci commented on 2023-11-26 02:42 (UTC)

The latest version has been scilab-2024.0.0, not updated in repo

davidgarfias commented on 2022-12-22 04:48 (UTC)

Thanks @bryanjhv, it is now fixed.

bryanjhv commented on 2022-12-20 16:58 (UTC)

The source URL is now returning a 404, seems like Scilab has changed their download server from what I can see on their website.

bcskn commented on 2022-09-05 13:21 (UTC) (edited on 2022-09-05 13:22 (UTC) by bcskn)

For problems in scilab displaying an empty window under wayland/sway using the wmname and changing the environment as such solves the problem.

wmname LG3D

export _JAVA_AWT_WM_NONREPARENTING=1

davidgarfias commented on 2021-12-16 12:45 (UTC)

Thanks @mjachkie, it is now fixed.

Tpaefawzen commented on 2021-12-16 09:50 (UTC) (edited on 2021-12-16 11:01 (UTC) by Tpaefawzen)

The URL to source should be in HTTPS not HTTP:

diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index c9d839a..6161e65 100644
--- a/PKGBUILD
+++ b/PKGBUILD
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ depends=('ncurses5-compat-libs' 'jre8-openjdk')
 conflicts=('scilab' 'scilab-git')
 provides=('scilab')
 options=(!strip)
-source=("http://www.scilab.org/download/${pkgver}/scilab-${pkgver}.bin.linux-x86_64.tar.gz")
+source=("https://www.scilab.org/download/${pkgver}/scilab-${pkgver}.bin.linux-${arch}.tar.gz")
 sha256sums=("3ee1a7cf661d021ae26afc27b9fe50cb2d1c9c27911e5582e9d4337ebedb2c79")

 prepare() {

davidgarfias commented on 2021-02-06 04:36 (UTC) (edited on 2021-02-06 04:45 (UTC) by davidgarfias)

Fixed missing fonts in the UI by using system's java, not ideal but the best approach I could find (the other one is to change Scilab's default Look and Feel settings). Also updated so it no longer runs on the terminal.

As for the MESA_GL errors, that is not Scilab's fault, the Intel Media Driver is not properly supported by jogl (also happens with other packages such as Matlab) so there are two options:

  • Running with MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=3.0

  • Installing the i965 driver and running with MESA_LOADER_DRIVER_OVERRIDE=i965

issue_no1 commented on 2020-11-13 00:15 (UTC)

Instead of disabling the HW support: Adding MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=3.0 to the .desktop file fixes the error of graphic windows not displaying any graphs for me.

seantrent666 commented on 2020-05-17 21:15 (UTC) (edited on 2020-05-17 21:23 (UTC) by seantrent666)

Adding LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 to the .desktop file fixes the error of graphic windows not displaying any graphs for me.

I took this fix from the scilab package on the AUR