[clug] F/OSS Alternatives

Jack Kelly endgame.dos at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 21:31:50 GMT 2008

Ben Chaplin wrote:
> Since the OS X thread got derailed into a "proprietary software is evil" 
> thread (as is only right on a LUG mailing list!), I've been thinking 
> about what my linux experience lacks.
> I would like F/OSS alternatives to the following:
> * PSPICE (electronics analysis)
> * Maple (Maths)
> * Matlab (Maths)

I remember using Scilab (http://www.scilab.org/) in a numerical linear 
algebra class a few years back. I don't know how it stacks up to Matlab 
for more `serious' work.

-- Jack

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