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

It's happening when I try to install Matlab:
$ ./install
Preparing installation files ...
Installing ...
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...

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I can run it if I run the code
cd directory
./matlab
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I executed this command in a terminal by going to the folder where I placed the installation file.
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I am trying to install Matlab 2012a (64-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS (64-bit). I have installed Java 7. My Java version is:
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java version ...

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### 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..
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I wish to install Ubuntu on a new machine 64 bits.
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### How do I make a Matlab launcher for Unity?

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

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matlab -glnx86
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### 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:
...

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**1**answer

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

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### Comparison of Octave, Spyder, Freemat and Scilab as alternatives to MATLAB

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

Just like using emacs on putty. I just transfered to Ubuntu from windows.
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Code: emacs job.m
701 $ emacs job.m
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### Install matlab with wine

I have been moving from windows to Ubuntu recently.
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### How do I install Matlab?

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I ...

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### How do I compile gcc 4.3.4? [duplicate]

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### How do I install gcc-4.3?

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### Easiest way to package a directory of MATLAB scripts into a Launchpad PPA

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### Running Matlab with Gnome-Do: bash script problem

In Ubuntu, Matlab should be started with the following command: setsid matlab -desktop
Accordingly, I've created such a bash script:
#!/bin/bash
setsid matlab -desktop
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### Installing MATLAB and its launcher icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:
Add Matlab to main menu
Hello,
I am trying to install MATLAB. I got it installed, but I am having a hard time getting the launcher icon to work using the instructions ...

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### How do I add Matlab to the main menu?

I was trying to add the installed matlab to the menu of Applications under Ubuntu 10.10.
I clicked Gnome-Menu -> Preference -> Main Menu -> Programming -> New Item, where I input the Matlab file ...

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### How can I install Matlab from the Mathworks website?

When downloading Matlab from the Mathworks website, I am prompted to download an .flp file. When I open this JAVA file I shortly see a screen where some data is processed and after that nothing ever ...