# Tagged Questions

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### unable to locate package error when installing Matlab 2013a

10 yesterday I downloaded matlab R2013a from university website
But it says
elif@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install MATHWORKS_R2013A
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading ...

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### Issues installing matlab on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I'm trying to install Matlab 2012b on 12.04 64 bit system. I tried sudo /media/MATHWORKS_R2012B/install and got the following error message.
Installing ...
/tmp/mathworks_4131/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/...

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### MatLab installation from .iso problem

I tried installing MatLab on Ubuntu 12.04 from an .iso, unsuccessfully. The .iso file is mounted, but when I go to the mounted folder and type ./install , I get this error message:
Error: Cannot ...

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### Updating matlab version to 2013b on Ubuntu 12.04

I have matlab 2012b installed and working on my ubuntu 12.04 box, I just downloaded, installed, and activated the 2013b version using the GUI defaults under root priviledges, but when I start matlab ...

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### MatLAB keeps asking for activation [duplicate]

I'm having the exact problem this fellow is having in this thread:
Matlab doesn't launch, keeps asking for activation
I've installed matlab successfully. However, I'm having trouble activating ...

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### If MATLAB is in the Ubuntu apps, does it means that its Open Source?

MATLAB is not a free software. In ubuntu apps page MATLAB is open source.
Does that mean it is free?

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### Can't complete matlab installing

I am student interested in ubuntu. (or newbie coder)
I try to install matlab from "Ubuntu Software Center"
and, I see some dialog be written "Can't find installed matlab".
So I close dialog while ...

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### Installing Matlab on ubuntu 12.04 32 bits

I have been trying to install Matlab2012a, matlab2012b and Matlab2013a for like 4 hours, triedto fix my prospective errors regarding the posts 2012a, Ubuntu-Matlab Documentation and Matlab-central. ...

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### Text-editors in eclipse/matlab loses focus occasionally after upgrading to 12.04

This is a question asked on stackoverflow, and someone there recommends me to move the question here. My problem is that, I have just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04.3 LTS. An annoying thing is ...

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### How to install 32-bit Matlab in Ubuntu 64-bit?

While running previous versions of Ubuntu (prior to 13.10) I was able to follow the instructions listed here to install 32-bit Matlab while running 64-bit Ubuntu. Now in 13.10 I am no longer able to ...

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### Matlab Awesome WM

When i try to start matlab 2013a in ubuntu 12.04 I get only grey window. I found this post http://awesome.naquadah.org/wiki/Problems_with_Java but I dont know where set it up. Please help me

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### Ssh X11 forwarding very slow using Xshell

My server is Ubuntu 12.10
And my client is Windows 7 64bit
Now I am using Xshell to connect my server via ssh
But after I forwarding X11, it's take a long time!!
after I enter
$matlab -nodesktop
...

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### How do I install the latest version of Matlab?

When I tried to install Matlab using the Software Center, it prompted me for the Location of MATLAB installation(s). Since I am trying to install it, I don't know what to do.

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### How to set environment variable for MCR in Ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu. I am using matlab in ubuntu. I used 'mcc' command in matlab(ubuntu) to create executable files.
Now to run those executables I need to set the 'MCR' directory path to the ...

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### Will installing Matlab on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop open any ports?

I was wondering if installing Matlab is somehow impacting the security of Ubuntu. I am really not an Ubuntu geek and do not know if installing Matlab on Ubuntu will open any ports? I am not using any ...

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### any equivalent for MATLAB/Simulink/Sim Power System toolbox

Is there any software/package which is equivalent to MATLAB/Simulink/Sim Power System toolbox?

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### Incomplete file error while trying to install Matlab

I'm attempting to install MATLAB R2013a on my PC. I know it's compatible because I have a 64-bit architecture. When I try to open the file after having downloaded MATLAB from my university's website I ...

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### matlab installation problem from sotware centre on ubuntu 13.04

i have installed the software from the software center then it was a window prompting to enter the path of the executables files of the matlab tell me from where the files have been installed and how ...

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### how to compare two images using SIFT in Linux and Matlab

i need to compare two images. the main purpose is Logo identification. i tried to use SIFT . but i do not understand how to mark key points and comparing. i am using Linux. I am trying to use ...

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### How I can print coordinates of a few point on a plot in Matlab?

I have a plot in matlab and, for further analysis, I need print coordinate of a few points in it.
How I can I do that?

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### How to cancel installation of Matlab while applying changes?

Out of curiosity to try Matlab I mistakenly installed the Matlab from the Ubuntu Software Center.
I did not realize that it was just an upgrade for the installed program. Now it wants the directory ...

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### How to fix “dl failure” / “invalid ELF header” error while installing MATLAB?

I tried installing MATLAB R2013a with this command:
sudo ./install -javadir /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre
And I got this massege:
Preparing installation files ...
Installing ...
/tmp/...

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### Unable to install Matlab 2008

I am unable to install Matlab 2008 in ubuntu. I am getting the following error when I have typed ./install in terminal window.
bash: ./install: Permission denied
and when I typed sudo ./install I ...

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### will MATLAB run on Ubuntu Mobile?

If Ubuntu Mobile allows you to run a desktop operating system on a mobile device, does that mean it is possible to install and run applications such as Matlab?
Thanks,
Mark

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### Matlab for UBUNTU 12.04 [duplicate]

I have MATLAB for windows, can I use the same and install in UBUNTU?
Thanks,
Raj

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### problem installing an older version of gcc

problem installing an older version of gcc
Hi,
I'm new to ubuntu:)
I'm trying to compile a program in Matlab using mex (Matlab), but I'm getting an error that I'm using gcc version 4.6.3 and the ...

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### Custom Terminal App ID

I am running Matlab through the terminal, with the -nodesktop and -nosplash flags. I even created a custom laucher with gnome-terminal -e "matlab -nodesktop -nosplash". However, the OS (Ubuntu 12.10) ...

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### The command for freeing memory in ubuntu doesn't work

The situation is this: I run a matlab program that uses a huge amounts of memory and swap memory, however, while it's running, I killed it(ctrl+z), but I find that it did not return the memory it ...

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### Should I install Ubuntu Desktop or Ubuntu Server?

Sorry if this is a simple question, but - eeks - I'm really a Windows person(!). I'm getting a PowerEdge Server to do really just ONE thing: I need to run interactive sessions of MATLAB (parallel ...

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### Installing matlab on Ubuntu 12.04 32bits

I am trying to install Matlab on Ubuntu 12.04, I have a 32bits machine. I downloaded the files and set the file install to exectable, then run :
$ ./install -v
but then I got the error :
Error : ...

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### Optimizing 12.04 LTS for Matlab R2013a

Good day
I would like to know what steps could be taken to optimize Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for running Matlab R2013a (64bit). We have run the same test on the same machine with Windows 7, Windows 2008 ...

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### Installing matlab 2012b on ubuntu 12.10-java error

I have matlab 2012b iso file and I tried mounting it and install ..but i get the following error...
root@karthik:/home/karthik# mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/karthik/Downloads/matlab.iso /media/...

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### terminal locked with matlab installation

I was trying to install matlab couple of days ago but the process stuck due to the
malfunction of the ISO file. Now I cannot stop this installation because it prevents me to get update or upgrade.
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### liblapack.so file

I want to run a matlab code in ubuntu 12.04 in which error is coming that liblapack.so shared library file is missing.
How to get this file installed and from where can I get this file.Please help me ...

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### Creating or mimicing eth0

I am using an ultrabook (Thinkpad X1 Carbon) that has no eth0 device - it only has wlan. Installation is Xubuntu on 12.04
However, MATLAB requires an eth device during installation. Is it possible to ...

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### What is the equivalent of MATLAB?

I am trying to install software similar to MATLAB. I can't go for MATLAB itself because of its huge download size. Is there an alternative application which is similar to MATLAB?

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### install matlab 2013a with error

I tried to install Matlab2013a in my laptop (Ubuntu system). I download a ISO file (very big) and followed their instruction: mount it and run "install". But it returns me an error:
Cannot locate ...

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### How to run MATLAB(64bit) on Ubuntu 12.04(32bit)

I've Ubuntu 12.04 (32bit) And Windows 7 (64bit).
I've installed "MATLAB-R2011b" on Windows 7.
How can i run that on Ubuntu without using WINE ?

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### Matlab Installation “finished”?

Hi I am trying to install MATLAB in my Ubuntu 32-bit 13.04 by mounting the ISO. Here are the steps i followed:
sudo mkdir /media/matlab/
sudo mount /home/"username"/Desktop/Matlab_Unix_2012a/...

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### How to change MATLAB's default work folder?

After installing MATLAB2012b and starting it, the folder MATLAB gets created under ~/Documents/.
I want this MATLAB folder to be created in other directory, for example ~/Documents/workspace.
What ...

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### Unable to activate MATLAB

I have a Problem with the Matlab (2012a Student Version) Activation. The following message pops up when I try to activate:
Error 1,714: Unable to activate your machine. The activation process cannot ...

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### I have installed linux version of MATLAB but being new I have no idea how to run it. There is no exec file as in windows

I have executable matlab in bin/glnx86 folder.
What is the next step?

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### Installation of Matlab R2012A in Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I tried to install Matlab R2012A in it. At first I installed "ia32-libs" and then I tried to run it using the following command:
sudo /media/MATHWORKS_R2012A/install -...

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### Unable to run MATLAB

I barely managed to get MATLAB installed but I think it's installed correctly. However, when I cd to the bin directory and run ./matlab, the MATLAB logo comes up but then it instantly closes again and ...

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### Problem with Symbolic toolbox of MATLAB 2010b, 32bit, installed in UBUNTU 12.04 LTS, 64-bit

I have installed 32-bit MATLAB 2010b on 64-bit UBUNTU 12.04 LTS according to the instructions given in here. It is doing fine except the symbolic toolbox package. Whenever I try to run a command like '...

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### installation of matlab using wine

I have installed WINE and I have .exe file of matlab.When I tried to open setup.exe file of matlab with wine program loader,it does nothing.But I was able to open notepad.exe.
I really want to know ...

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### 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 ...

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### 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 ...

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### 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? ...

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### 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
...