I recently installed octave on my Linux 1.2.1 system and I am having
problems plotting. Octave launches gnuplot to plot the graph on the screen.
Unfortunately when I press enter to close the graph and return to octave nothing
seems to happen. If I press control c both gnuplot and octave are terminated.
I have 'set terminal linux' in .gnuplot. I have tried 'set terminal x11' to be
able to do plots from octave run in an xterm but similar undesirable effects
occur. By the way when I have run the gnuplot demos everything works as I would
expect so I suspect the octave interface to gnuplot is the culprit.
The command I am using to plot the data vectors x and y are: