> At the install, the message, I get. "Octave has the capability to call
> Java libraries, but the installer was unable to find a Java Runtime
> Environment (JRE) on this system. Octave will still function without JRE,
> only certain specific functions will be disabled."
> First, my release of Java is 8 the update is 171 (build 1.8.0_171-b11).
> This is strange that Octave does not find Java.
> Second, I live without. What these specific functions are?
If you installed 64 bit octave, you should install 64 bit JRE.