Package Installation on Linux Mint

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Problem description

I installed packages directly from repositories;

>> pkg list
Package Name    | Version | Installation directory
----------------+---------+-----------------------
       control  |   3.2.0 | /usr/share/octave/packages/control-3.2.0
      interval  |   3.2.0 | /usr/share/octave/packages/interval-3.2.0
            io  |  2.4.13 | /usr/share/octave/packages/io-2.4.13
linear-algebra  |   2.2.3 | /usr/share/octave/packages/linear-algebra-2.2.3
       mapping  |   1.2.1 | /usr/share/octave/packages/mapping-1.2.1
       matgeom  |   1.2.3 | /home/xap/octave/matgeom-1.2.3
         optim  |   1.6.0 | /usr/share/octave/packages/optim-1.6.0
        signal  |   1.4.1 | /usr/share/octave/packages/signal-1.4.1
    statistics  |   1.4.1 | /usr/share/octave/packages/statistics-1.4.1
        struct  |  1.0.16 | /usr/share/octave/packages/struct-1.0.16
  • What did I expect to happen and what did happen?
    When I insert package functions in a script, it doesn’t work, it doesn’t recognize functions.

My system

  • OS: Linux Mint
  • Octave version: Version 5.2.0
  • Installation method: directly from repositories

See section ‘load’ in the “help pkg”

Thanks!!!