# Tagged Questions

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### /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran (matlab)

I try to use mex some toolbox using matlab. But I got these errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran
I used Ubuntu 14.04. I installed gfortran. Could any one help ?
this is the output of : ...

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### Desktop files with superuser privileges

I have Matlab installed under /home/fer/Matlab, with the main exec file being /home/fer/Matlab/R2014b/bin/matlab. There is something weird with it and it only works if I open it with the terminal ...

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### Ubuntu 14.04 Matlab R2014a plot fontsize does not change

I have tried the suggestion in this thread
http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/1238-font-size-changes-in-figures
however after
title(plotTitle, 'fontsize',16)
xlabel('Range ...

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### Matlab 2014a install on Ubuntu 12.04 Issue

When trying to run the install script I get this error message:
Preparing installation files...
Installing...
/tmp/mathworks_1095/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: 4:
...

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### sudo permission errors or “command not found” errors when working on a hybrid SSD/HDD setup? (specific example: MATLAB installer)

Since my SSD is small, I still relegate it to only holding the OS.
So, during Ubuntu install, I created a 60 GB partition for / on my SSD, and a 500 GB partition for /home on my HDD.
However, now I ...

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### Can't get past matlab activation on ubuntu

I've installed Matlab 2015a. Whenever I start it, I get the Matlab activation screen. I have successfully activated it at least a dozen times by now. After activation, nothing happens.
I feel like ...

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### help with install matlab 2014b

I am trying to install Matlab 2014b to Ubuntu 14.04. when I decompress the .iso file and run sudo ./install I get the message that this command not found. without decompress the .iso if I open it and ...

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### error when opening “An error was encountered while saving the command history”

I installed matlab on my linux machine but on a media drive /media/d/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014b but when I open Matlab I get the below error, so if anyone could please advise how to solve this:
An error ...

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### Permission Denied when launching Matlab

I am new to Ubuntu. When trying to open Matlab I get a Permission Denied response. How can I fix this?
1cqxdz1:~> /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin
/usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin: Permission denied.

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### Run Matlab with a desktop launcher

I'm trying to make a desktop launcher for Matlab in order to run it from the desktop.
This is how my desktop entry looks like:
#!/usr/bin/env xdg-open
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
...

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### Running program from a remote machine

I am currently working with 2 machines. Machine 1 has Matlab installed, and I have a large amount of data in Machine 2 that needs to be processed with Matlab. Copying the data from Machine 2 to ...

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### ia32-libs installing

I tried to lunch Matlab 32 on my Ubuntu 64, I tried to install
sudo apt-get install ia32-libs
but I got the following massage:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
...

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### Shift-Select in Matlab Editor lagging

I have very peculiar problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 using Matlab (both R2014a and R2014b) I am not able to solve for almost a year (maybe even more). This problem persists on my second machine I ...

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### Matlab 2014a install on Ubuntu 14.04 Issue

I tried to install matlab 2014a on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I used Furius ISO to mount it and then tried ./install but it gives me "/R2014a_UNIX_iso/sys/java/jre/glnx86/jre does not exist".
Is there ...

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### My custom .desktop file appears in Dash as a text file

I recently installed MATLAB on my computer. I found that while I could easily start MATLAB from the terminal, there was no executable file I could double click on to run it. So I created a Bash script ...

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### Instaling matlab for Ubuntu 14.04 running on 32 bit machine

As the title suggests, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 32-bit machine. I wish to install matlab. After searching for hours I found that last compatible version of matlab for 32-bit is 2012a. But it ...

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### Unable to start ubuntu because of problem in window(in same machine) [duplicate]

I'm using two operating systems(Win7 & Ubuntu12.04) in my computer. During the installation of MATLAB in win7, it hung . So I restarted the computer by switching off the power. After this, I found ...

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### Two Matlab icons in Dash [duplicate]

I installed Matlab R2014a on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit without any problems; however the default entry in the dash could not be pinned to the launcher, so I sought an alternative solution and wrote my ...

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### cannot run matlab from imported folder

I'm having problems running matlab in my machine. I did not install it but copied it from a previous xubuntu 14.04 installation (folder was located in /usr/local/). When I run it from the matlab bin ...

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### installing matlab 2014 on ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am facing problem while installing matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.04. After mounting the iso file, and through terminal when I type ./install I get permission denied. And when I type sudo ./install then ...

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### Start MATLAB R2014b by clicking icon in Kubuntu 14.10

After installation of Matlab 2014b on Kubuntu, I've created symbolic link to matlab.sh. And now when I start it in Konsole by matlab or ./matlab it works fine. But if I launch it by clicking on file ...

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### Matlab won't start after clean install

I am using 14.04.1 LTS on 64-bits and I installed Matlab R2014b 64-bit, but when I try to open it, I just get the picture saying that it's Matlab:
and then nothing happens, even if I wait 20 ...

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### MATLAB installation in home folder

Im a relatively new user on the ubuntu 14.04 OS and have little experience with the system.
Earlier this week I tried to install our all favorite matlab software package. Due to a confusion that I ...

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### Could not complete Activation Matlab

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on 64-bits. I am tryint to install Matlab R2014b. I followed these steps, based on this tutorial:
Mounted the .iso file
cd /media/username/MATHWORKS_R2014B
sudo ./install ...

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### matlab 2014b glnxa64/jre/bin/java: Syntax error: “(” unexpected

I'm trying to install Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.10, after giving
sudo ./install
it immediately exits with
/tmp/mathworks_7552/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: 1:
...

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### Creating shortcuts on desktop for applications

I know there are many questions about this. I tried to follow some of them but I could not succeed at it.
So I installed Matlab R2014 on /opt/MATLAB/R2014 and it runs fine when I execute its shell ...

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### Problem with mex even after installing matlab support

I've looked everywhere for a solution to this but people seem to have no problem with mex and matlab if they install the matlab-support. I however just cannot get this to work. So here is what I did:
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### Trouble installing MATLAB2014B on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install MATLAB on my ubuntu 14.04.
When I type following command in terminal
sudo ./install
I get the following error:
./install: 1: eval: ...

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### ubuntu 14.04 64bit Matlab 2014b installation

i tried now for days to install matlab 2014b on ubuntu14.04. but it never worked, i am now in a situation where i dont know where to look and search for. my error messages when i want to run the ...

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### Why I can not download matlab by using ubuntu software center?

Whenever I try to download matlab from ubutu software center, ubuntu software center is shutting down and it keeps saying installing but not finishing for few days....
is it impossible to use matlab ...

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### Can't install spai with matlab

I'm trying to install spai-3.2 with matlab but I keep on getting this error when I do make:
mex: -argcheck not a valid option.
Usage:
MEX [option1 ... optionN] sourcefile1 [... ...

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### Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.04 busy idenfinitely

When Matlab 2014b is loaded and ready to be used, as soon as I issue a command (any command, even quit) it gets stuck and remains 'busy' indefinitely.
Installation is fine I didn' get any errors. I ...

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### Trouble installing Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm aware of this article: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB and have followed the instructions, which didn't help me. EDIT: Only because I'm stupid, the article is great.
I mounted my matlab ...

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### Scilab installation tcl tk configure not working

I am installing Scilab 4.1.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 manually. I entered the folder and pressed ./configure but after some steps it shows
configure: error: header file tcl.h has been found for 8.4* but ...

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### The main window in MATLAB 2014b is not appering, just the splash window

I installed Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.4 in /usr/local/MATLAB and then installed the Matlab support. Unfortunately the main Matlab window is not appearing, just the small Matlab logo window. What is ...

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### Help installing Matlab R2014b on Ubuntu 12.04

First of, I've just recently started using Ubuntu and I really don't know my way around it. I have installed it on my chromebook, because I need access to some programs that don't exist as chrome ...

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### Having problem installing Matlab on ubuntu

i have problems installing matlab, while installing it requires installing gcc compiler and java developer kit and gfortran , i've installed all of them but the installation still won't complete :( ...

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### Installing Matlab on Kubuntu. Matlab cannot access root

when running the ./install file, Matlab cannot create it's directory as it doesn't have access to root. I've seen this asked in this post:
Must I enable the root account to install Matlab?
however ...

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### Installing matlab in silent mode

I am trying to install matlab on a lab server, which does not have X11 installed. I downloaded Matlab 2014a and ran install, getting the following error. The documentation of matlab does not really ...

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### Matlab 2014 student version hangs when hangs on splash screen

As the title says, I've currently installed matlab2014a (Student) and now when I go to launch it it just hangs on the splash screen.
/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin$ ./matlab
I've checked System ...

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### Where is `libX11.so.*` corresponding to LXDE?

I'm trying to link Matlab to the latest JRE, and I'm getting an extremely slow GUI for which the solution seems to be to link Matlab to an older X11 library.
Since the problem is essentially caused ...

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### Copy a directory in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using matlab 2014a and I need to copy the directory of the files, can you tell me how can i made? thanks
Edit:
I think that you didn't understand my problem, matlab is a simulation program, not a ...

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### Part of the interface of my Matlab becomes black

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. When I am using Matlab, some sections become black. See the picture below.
The 'workspace' and also 'command window' become black. When I click those windows again, it ...

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### Matlab 2014a interface started lagging on Ubuntu 14.04

My Matlab 2014a interface really started lagging recently, after months of smooth and fast performance, on Ubuntu 14.04. Both the main Matlab window and the code editor window has a persistent ...

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### Software can not be found in unity dash [duplicate]

I install my matlab under the path "/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin/" However, I cannot find it on the top left unity dash. My Ubuntu version is 14.04. Is there something I need to set?
Thanks.
I've ...

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### Matlab installation

I am not able to install Matlab2012a on ubuntu 12.04. It is giving error 'install: command not found'. I have linux version matlab from my university. I tried Matlab2014a on ubuntu 14.04 also. Giving ...

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### I ran MATLAB as root and now it shows me an error when I run it without root

I ran matlab using sudo because it would give me an error while setting a path. After that session, I cannot run it without root. It gives me the error dialog shown in the image. How can I resolve ...

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### MATLAB startup error ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to run /usr/local/MATLAB/R2012a/bin/matlab on Ubuntu 14.04, but on startup it gives me the following error message:
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: ...

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### Mounting and running a multipart dmg

I downloaded a program off of my school's server (Matlab) and it came in 1 file that was a .dmg extension and 3 files that were a .dmgpart extension. I have looked through the forums and I can't find ...

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### Matlab installation on ubuntu 12.04

How to install matlab in ubuntu 12.04 ? which version of matlab is best suited to ubuntu 12.04?