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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.. During installation of matlab 2012a I need to specify my license file but even though I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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] ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Comparison of Octave, Spyder, Freemat and Scilab as alternatives to MATLAB

I am trying to find an alternative for MATLAB and have so far found: GNU Octave Spyder FreeMat Scilab I'm trying to find which is the best alternative to MATLAB. I'm particularly concerned with ...
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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. 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: ...
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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 ...
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How do I install Matlab?

I have one problem so please help me. I have Ubuntu 11.10 and want to install Matlab; I searched a lot in internet but have not found the exact way yet. Please help me guys, I need it very much. I ...
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How do I compile gcc 4.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install gcc-4.3? How can I compile (or just install) gcc 4.3.4 on my Ubuntu 11.10 ? I've tried to download and compile it with these instructions: ...
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How do I install gcc-4.3?

Is there and easy way to install gcc-4.3 on Oneiric ? I really need it because matlab depends on i for the creation of mex-files I tried changing all my resopistories back to Maverick just to install ...
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Easiest way to package a directory of MATLAB scripts into a Launchpad PPA

I'm administering a small network of Ubuntu boxes for a series of measuring machines in a laboratory. These machines depend on a small directory of MATLAB scripts in /usr/local/MATLAB/... in order to ...
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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 and saved it as ...
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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 ...