Syntax highlighting file for GNU Octave language does't work

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Syntax highlighting file for GNU Octave language does't work

dariodematties
Hello People,
I don't know if this is the right place to make this question. If not, just tell me.
Well I am trying to use vim to edit octave (.m) files.
I want to highlight the syntax of octave on vim. With that objective in mind I followed the instructions
given on the page: "http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=3600"
Yet, it didn't work. It does not highlight anything at all.

Information that I can provide you is:

octave:38> ver
----------------------------------------------------------------------
GNU Octave Version: 4.2.0
GNU Octave License: GNU General Public License
Operating System: Linux 4.4.0-72-generic #93~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 31 15:05:15 UTC 2017 x86_64
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Package Name  | Version | Installation directory
--------------+---------+-----------------------
     control  |   3.0.0 | /home/dario/octave/control-3.0.0
          io  |   2.4.5 | /home/dario/octave/io-2.4.5
       ltfat  |   2.1.2 | /home/dario/octave/ltfat-2.1.2
      signal  |   1.3.2 | /home/dario/octave/signal-1.3.2




dario@dario-Lenovo-G460:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty





:ve
VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4 (2013 Aug 10, compiled Nov 24 2016 16:43:18)
Included patches: 1-52
Extra patches: 8.0.0056
Modified by pkg-vim-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org
Compiled by buildd@


dario@dario-Lenovo-G460:~/.vim$ tree ./
./
├── autoload
│   └── pathogen.vim
└── bundle
    ├── solarized
    │   └── colors
    │       └── solarized.vim
    └── syntax
        └── octave.vim.4.2.0

I can provide my .vimrc file if needed.

Thanks
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