# Tagged Questions

**1**

vote

**2**answers

7k views

### How to install matlab if I already have a Windows versions?

I am new to Ubuntu and confused to use whether matlab windows version (which I had a copy)
using WINE or to install Linux version. If it is good to install Linux version of matlab I would like to know ...

**0**

votes

**3**answers

737 views

### Matlab Not Working

I have a Ubuntu 12.10. I have Matlab 2012b installed on it.It was working fine until the last time I tried to open it.
*My Problem : * Matlab not working.The following message is displayed when I ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

3k views

### How to burn iso of a program on USB?

I want to burn the iso of a program (specifically the MatLab iso) on to a USB stick with ubuntu. just to make it clear
what? burn iso of program
where? on USB stick
using which OS? ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

200 views

### Error while installing MatlabR2011b

Error while installing MatlabR2011b in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit OS
Preparing installation files ...
Installing ...
install: 1: eval: /tmp/mathworks_9756/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: Permission denied
...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

2k views

### XLSREAD unable to read file in MATLAB R2012a in Ubuntu 12.10?

I have an excel-file which consists of about roughly 10,000 rows and has a size of around 800KB
When I try to import the data to MATLAB both with GUI import tool, or using XLSREAD I get the following ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

3k views

### Installing MATLAB Ubuntu 12.10, persistent “permission denied” problem

I'm trying to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 12.10, I had it in my last laptop with 12.04 and I didn't have much trouble to install it.
I'm getting this problem:
j@jgb:~/Programs/Instaladores/matlab$ ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

440 views

### Trouble running Matlab 2012a on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits

I just finished a Matlab 2012a installation that reported that the C compiler needs to be upgraded, but got stuck when I tried to click on the hyperlink provided by the installer to fix it. When ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

2k views

### Make mex compiler of matlab working on mint?

Mex compiler of matlab does not work with following error
Warning: You are using gcc version "4.7.2-2ubuntu1)". The version
currently supported with MEX is "4.4.6".
For a list of ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

2k views

### Software Center Matlab app preventing app installation

I have installed an app from the software center that is called Matlab. But then it turns out that it isn't actually Matlab, but some support package for it, and I when I try to remove it, it opens a ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

1k views

### Problems installing MATLAB - Scientific computing environment

I have problems completing a MATLAB installation.
I downloaded the installation files from mathworks.com and I ran the installation as root, so far so good. The problem is that I am unable to ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

390 views

### MATLAB R2012a Installation Issue

I activated my student version of MATLAB R2012a on the Mathworks website with my original host ID (my Mac address).
For some reason MATLAB thinks that my host ID is 0000..0 (sequence of zeros) when ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

864 views

### Matlab installation is stuck — how do I abort it?

It does not advance. There is no "cancel" button. Is there a way to escape the installation process, perhaps via a terminal command or something else?

**5**

votes

**2**answers

4k views

### Out of memory on MATLAB

I'm trying to run a script on matlab_2011a, which calculate same means for a climatology of 50 years. When I started to run the script for all the years it worked fine until the iteration 20th, and ...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

1k views

### How do I install these libraries/codecs for Matlab?

I just installed matlab on my computer, seemingly successfully, but I've been trying to run a program, and I'm getting the following error:
>> reproduceResults
Warning: Directory already ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

4k views

### Licence Error for Matlab 2012a on Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit)

I have installed Matlab 2012a on ubuntu 12.04, while providing the licence I find the following error:
Could not complete Activation because the License File could not be written to disk.
You ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

58 views

### PC restarted or died when computing

I just upgraded 12.04 64-bit. When I run some code in matlab, the computer is always dead or it restarts. I couldn't figure out the reason.
Although video card on the motherboard is only 32MB, I ...

**2**

votes

**1**answer

336 views

### Matlab shortcuts not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity and I can't seem to be able to use any shortcuts on Matlab. It appears that they go directly to Unity and bypass Matlab all together.
For instance, if I press F10 ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

3k views

### How to Run Matlab installed on windows from Linux

I have Windows and Ubuntu installed on my computer. I have Matlab R2012a installed on Windows and I will like to Launch Matlab from Ubuntu. I can navigate to the matlab folder from windows but i do ...

**3**

votes

**1**answer

2k views

### Trouble installing Matlab due to java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError

So whenever I try to install Matlab, the first image appears, but then goes away and that's the end of it. Here's what I'm doing-
user@host$> cd ~/mathworks_downloads
user@host$> unzip ...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

19k views

### How do I install MATLAB via the ISO?

I am trying to install MATLAB R2010b to Ubuntu 12.04. I have the ISO file. First I copied it to my PC and then extracted it. Now it seems like I should run the install script. But I could not do that. ...

**1**

vote

**2**answers

7k views

### Installing Matlab 2012a (32-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS java problem

This is my first posting here, so please be gentle. I am having a problem installing Matlab 2012a (32-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have trawled around the web and have seen similar problems reported, ...

**12**

votes

**2**answers

40k views

### How can I launch MATLAB 2012?

I have a problem with the MATLAB 2012 installation.
After having installed it using Alt + F2 and having used
gksudo nautilus
I have installed MATLAB in the correct folder, which is:
...

**3**

votes

**9**answers

19k views

### Matlab install - Java permission denied

Matlab version 2012. I know there are many threads about this, suggesting to chmod +x the following files (if you are in installation directory):
sys/java/jre/glnx86/jre/bin/java
...

**2**

votes

**0**answers

305 views

### gcc 4.3 not in repository anymore?

matlab has been so nice not to update its supported compilers. The latest version supported that supports the so-called mex-files is gcc-4.3.4.
Now, this version also seems to be deleted from the ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

565 views

### Where are the OpenCV development libraries installed?

I need to install facedetect in matlab but it needs opencv library files and it has to be included during the compilation. So where is it? (In UbuntuStudio)!

**1**

vote

**4**answers

3k views

### Matlab 2012a installation ubuntu 12.02 issue

I'm trying to install MATLAB2012 on my Ubuntu machine, and, in order to do that I have to give the installation program the root rights, this is what I've tried :
root@Engine:/media/ENGINE# ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

201 views

### How do I work around this installation error?

It's happening when I try to install Matlab:
$ ./install
Preparing installation files ...
Installing ...
./install: 1: eval: /tmp/mathworks_21238/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: Permission denied
...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

448 views

### How do I make the matlab ISO from 3 separate tarballs?

I've downloaded Matlab for Linux, and it's 3 tar files, that I've to extract to get an ISO file. the problem is that it if I extract anyone of them I get an error.
any idea?

**1**

vote

**1**answer

2k views

### My Matlab launcher doesn't work

I've installeb Matlab r2011a on ubuntu 11.10 today following Ubuntu's guide.
I've also followed the steps to create the launcher. It appeared, but when I click on it nothing happens. Does anyone ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

4k views

### Matlab doesn't launch, keeps asking for activation

I have just installed Matlab R2011a on Ubuntu 12.04 using a standalone licence. The installation appears to have worked properly, and I have run the following to get rid of an error that everyone ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

1k views

### Matlab launcher doesn't work

I've installed Matlab R2011a on ubuntu12.04. I've installed it in a folder I've created in the Home Folder.
I can run it if I run the code
cd directory
./matlab
However I want to create a ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

1k views

### Matlab R2010b under Ubuntu 12.04 - installation issue

So, I am trying to install matlab (R2010b) and I can't get the installer to appear. This is how far I get:
ivana@ivana-desktop:/usr/local/matlabR2010b$ sudo ./install -v -glnx86
Preparing ...

**6**

votes

**2**answers

8k views

### Must I enable the root account to install Matlab?

I'm trying to install Matlab R20112a on Ubuntu.
My problem is: I get access to the installation gui running ./install from a terminal, but the installer fails when it tries to write on the folder ...

**1**

vote

**3**answers

10k views

### Problem in MATLAB installation with java (install: 1: eval: Permission denied)

I executed this command in a terminal by going to the folder where I placed the installation file.
santiago@CHAPA:~/Descargas/Matlab/MATLAB$ sudo sh install
but this showed in the terminal
...

**6**

votes

**3**answers

25k views

### How to fix Java problem installing Matlab 2012a (64-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit)?

I am trying to install Matlab 2012a (64-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64-bit). I have installed Java 7. My Java version is:
sabyasachi@sabyasachi-ubuntu:~/Downloads/R2012a_UNIX$ java -version
java version ...

**0**

votes

**1**answer

3k views

### matlab 2012a install on ubuntu 12.04 64 bit cant specify license file

[EDIT] The bug/error was the person sitting in front of my computer.. me.. Go to a more relevant question..
During installation of matlab 2012a I need to specify my license file but even though I ...

**2**

votes

**2**answers

331 views

### Which recent Ubuntu should I use for Matlab R2011a, Octave 3.6.1 and recent R?

I wish to install Ubuntu on a new machine 64 bits.
Can you help by telling me which most recent Ubuntu will be compatible and stable with Matlab (R2011a), AND a recent Octave (3.6.1), AND a recent R ...

**5**

votes

**4**answers

4k views

### Problem for Matlab Installation

I install the Matlab2009a to my computer successfully and when I try to activate it without using the internet (Activate manually without the Internet) and provide the path to license file. Then an ...

**3**

votes

**2**answers

946 views

### Duplicated icons with Unity. Particular case: Matlab

To be honest, i don't know what happened, it was working fine and now it doesn't i don't feel i have changed nothing.
I have the .desktop file in .local/share/launchers. Its code is:
[Desktop Entry]
...

**19**

votes

**5**answers

30k views

### How do I make a Matlab launcher for Unity?

I'm trying to install a Matlab R2011a launcher for Unity in Ubuntu 12.04. I've tried this guide (although I know it's for 11.10 and mentions that even 11.10 is an unsupported OS for Matlab R2011a) but ...

**4**

votes

**5**answers

27k views

### Matlab can't find /lib/libc.so.6 in 12.04

I'm trying to open Matlab (32 bit version) in 12.04, with
matlab -glnx86
but it returns
/usr/local/bin/matlab: 1: /usr/local/temp/bin/util/oscheck.sh: /lib/libc.so.6: not found
...

**7**

votes

**4**answers

61k views

### How do I install MATLAB R2012a?

I have downloaded MATLAB R2012a for Unix platform and i want to install it on my ubuntu 11.10.
To install i try this command:
/<matlab_installation_file_directory>/install
and it says:
...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

3k views

### How can i install matlab without an install file?

My matlab iso doesn't have the install file, only has a .exe file to install on windows platform, where can i find the install file?
i'm working with this instructions ...

**14**

votes

**8**answers

4k views

### Which software(s) can serve as Mathematica and MATLAB equivalents?

I'd like to know the equivalents of Mathematica and MATLAB on Ubuntu, since both are costly.

**1**

vote

**4**answers

10k views

### How to install MATLAB

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and try to install MATLAB 2011a. I followed the instructions on the PDF manual accompanying MATLAB as well as the topic at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB.
The problem is ...

**1**

vote

**1**answer

367 views

### Directory bookmarks for open/save files in Matlab

I have Matlab 7.11.0 (R2010b) under my Ubuntu 10.10.
Every time I need to save a new file edited in its editor, Matlab starts from my $home address, so I have to manually go directory by directory ...

**0**

votes

**2**answers

230 views

### Hardware spec that affects the performance of Octave [closed]

I am getting a new laptop. The performance of Octave/Matlab is affected by processor and RAM?
So, may i know, which of them affect more? The processor or the RAM? Does the performance from i3 and i7 ...

**12**

votes

**8**answers

15k views

### Comparison: Octave, Spyder, Freemat, Scilab - as alternatives for Matlab

I am trying to find an alternative for Matlab and have so far found:
Octave
Spyder
Freemat
Scilab
I'm trying to find which is the best alternative to Matlab. I'm particularly concerned with ...

**4**

votes

**1**answer

5k views

### How can I run emacs in gnome terminal without popup interface?

Just like using emacs on putty. I just transfered to Ubuntu from windows.
I also got error message when I tried to open a matlab .m file using emacs.
Code: emacs job.m
701 $ emacs job.m
Warning: ...

**0**

votes

**3**answers

6k views

### Install matlab with wine

I have been moving from windows to Ubuntu recently.
I have both windows 7 and matlab for windows license keys.
My question is, is it possible to use wine to install matlab(for windows)? will the ...