What is Gnuplot?

Gnuplot is a portable command-line driven graphing utility for data analysis. Graphs and plots can be generated from various data sources, and show on a canvas or stored into graphics files.

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Getting Started

On the LRZ clusters, use the Environment Modules to find and set the environment.

> module av gnuplot
-------- /lrz/sys/spack/staging/20.1/modules/x86_64/linux-sles15-x86_64 --------
> module load gnuplot
> gnuplot

	G N U P L O T
	Version 5.2 patchlevel 7    last modified 2019-05-29 

	Copyright (C) 1986-1993, 1998, 2004, 2007-2018
	Thomas Williams, Colin Kelley and many others

	gnuplot home:
	faq, bugs, etc:   type "help FAQ"
	immediate help:   type "help"  (plot window: hit 'h')

Terminal type is now 'qt'
gnuplot> plot sin(x)


Official webpage:

with a User Guide: