mathomatic - portable Computer Algebra System (CAS)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name mathomatic
Package version 15.8.2
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.02 KB
Download size 682.39 KB
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Mathomatic implements most of the rules of algebra for the
mathematical operators +, -, *, /, % (modulus), and power (including
Mathomatic can symbolically:
* combine and solve equations,
* completely simplify and compare expressions and equations,
* do simple calculus transformations and series,
* do standard, complex number, modular, and polynomial arithmetic,
* generate optimized C, Java, and Python language code from
simplified equations,
* plot expressions with gnuplot in two or three dimensions,
* do quick calculations, colorize expressions, etc.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mathomatic_15.8.2-2_i386.deb 15.8.2 i386 Debian Main
mathomatic - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11
libreadline6 >= 6.0
m4 -


Type URL
Binary Package mathomatic_15.8.2-2_amd64.deb
Source Package mathomatic

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mathomatic deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mathomatic




2012-04-15 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.8.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
- added Build-Depends: tidy
tidy is used to clean up and check HTML
* debian/compat
- changed from 5 to 7 to conform to debhelper version
* debian/copyright
- now conforms to machine-readable copyright format
specification version 1.0
2012-03-25 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.8.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- important regressions and other bugs have been fixed
* debian/control
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed)
* debian/copyright
- extended copyright years from 2011 to 2012
- improved wording regarding current maintainers
2012-02-22 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/rules
- added "misc/known_bugs.txt" to available documentation
2011-12-01 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.7.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/rules
- upstream changelog changed from changes.txt to NEWS,
which is just changes.txt in the proper order
- deprecated "dh_clean -k" changed to "dh_prep"
* debian/control
- build-depends requires debhelper >= 7 for dh_prep
2011-10-06 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- mentioned modular arithmetic in mathomatic package description
* debian/rules
- removed build requirement for ncurses library
- using the Debian compilation flags now, so that the security
hardening build flags and other options are included properly.
* debian/
- removed this file
* TODO.Debian
- removed this file
2011-08-30 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.6.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- bugs were fixed, complex number roots were approximated too often
* debian/control
- updated mathomatic and mathomatic-primes package descriptions
- suggests gnuplot for mathomatic
* debian/mathomatic.doc-base
- pointed to manual.pdf file, already generated by this build
2011-08-07 - George Gesslein II <>
mathomatic (15.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Simplification more responsive
- New color theme, normal text not colored
- Many minor improvements and fixes
- matho man page added, rmath man page fixed
* debian/control
- new Maintainer is George Gesslein II, the upstream author.
- Sandro Tosi, the previous maintainer, added to Uploaders.
- removed Vcs-{Git,Browser} fields
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes needed)
- added m4 package dependency for m4 Mathomatic
* debian/copyright
- changed to reflect new Maintainer
* debian/rules
- added "build-arch" and "build-indep" targets
- "dh_compress --exclude=tests/" so tests are not compressed
- specify text docs to install on make install command line
* debian/watch
- fixed typo so that it works automatically now.
* debian/patches/20_bts459093_remove_time_call.patch
- removed, using "make check" instead of "make test" in rules
* debian/patches/10_fix_build_system.patch
- removed, using "make install prefix=/usr" instead in rules
2011-03-28 - Sandro Tosi <>
mathomatic (15.5.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- detect quickly "Expression too large." situations; thanks to Kingsley G.
Morse Jr. for the report; Closes: #617215
* debian/copyright
- extended upstream copyright years
* debian/patches/10_fix_build_system.patch
- refreshed against new upstream source code
* debian/patches/30_doc_separate_html_and_pdf_installation.patch
- removed, merged upstream

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