A package to deal with permutability in finite groups

Version 2.0.3
Released 2018-08-19

This project is maintained by Ramón Esteban-Romero

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PERMUT: a GAP4 package to deal with permutability

The package permut contains some functions to deal with permutability in finite groups.


To install this package, just decompress the file permut-X.Y.Z.tar.gz in a directory in the pkg hierarchy of the GAP installation, where X.Y.Z is the version number. It requires the package format to be previously installed. Use then


to load it. GAP 4.7.4 or later is required. Inside GAP, help can be obtained by using


The tst/ directory contains the file permut.tst which can be used to test the installation. In the doc/ directory, the file manual.pdf contains the manual in PDF format. The HTML version starting page is the file chap0.html of the doc/ directory.

This package is distributed with GAP, but you can always get the latest version from the permut web page.


If you need help, please send a message to


For questions, remarks, issues, you can also use the issue tracker