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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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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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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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while installing matlab in software center gives meassage like interface configuration in ubuntu 12.04 What it means? [on hold]

please suggests answer..!! while installing matlab in software center gives meassage like interface configuration in ubuntu 12.04 What it means?
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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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How to fix MATLAB R2014 greek letter/latex font support

I am using MATLAB R2014a under Ubuntu 12.04. Using tex markup such as \alpha, etc in text objects renders regular ASCII characters and not the expected tex output. Making a symbolic link from the ...
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MATLAB R2014a on Ubuntu 14.04 Install Issue

I am trying to install MATLAB R2014a on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I download the .iso file (from my University) and mount it using Disk Image Mounter. Then I open a terminal, switch to the directory where ...
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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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Installation of MATLAB 2013a in 13.10 trouble

I've been looking around for solutions to this and can't really seem to find a good answer so I thought I'd try this. I'm trying to install MATLAB 2013a on Saucy Salamander. I have all the files ...
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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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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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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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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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How to create launcher icon

I recently installed Matlab R2013a and it is working fine, however the only way I can start it is by running /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013a/bin/matlab in the terminal. If I type in matlab it says command ...
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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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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 ... ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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Not able to run Matlab 2013a on Ubuntu 14.04

I must begin by saying I am new to Ubuntu. I have downloaded and installed Matlab 2013a using the java download manager. I have installed it in /home directory. However I am not able to run the ...
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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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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 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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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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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?
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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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Matlab install error: Simulink 3D Animation Toolbox

I'm trying to install Matlab 8.0.1 (R2013a) on Ubuntu13.10 64bit. There was some problem when I installed all the packages (inclusive of Simulink 3D Animation Toolbox) and other packages preceding it ...
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“Negative seek offset” error while installing Matlab 2013a on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to download Matlab 2013a on my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04. After 75% of the installation it stops with the following message: The following error was detected while installing ...
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How to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04?

How to install MATLAB in Ubuntu 14.04? I searched in USC, but it only has some extension for MATLAB.
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Matlab won't open after fresh installation!

I installed matlab on a new ubuntu 14.04 installation. I don't get any errors, but when I try to run it in the terminal with the matlab command, the screen doesn't advance past the matlab logo: ...
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MATLAB R2014a on Ubuntu 12.04 Installation issue (BadMatch. X_PutImage)

I am trying to install MATLAB R2014a on Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome. However it says: user@server:~/temp/r2014a$ sudo ./install -v Preparing installation files ... -> DVD = ...
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after installation errors in matlab

I have installed Matlab-R2012a in ubunut-14.04. Installation is successful. But after opened Matlab, two errors messages are appearing on window. how to fix these errors. this is desktop ...
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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 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 ...
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Permission problems when installing MATLAB R2013b

I am trying to install MATLAB and I am running into some issues with the installer program with Ubuntu 13.10. I get to the screen which tells me to select the directory I wish to install in, I then ...
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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 ...
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Matlab makes CPU usage “oscillate” at rest

I find this very weird, and I am not sure whether this happened before the last kernel upgrade. It seems that even when I am not doing anything with Matlab, it uses the CPU cyclically for some reason. ...
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matlab: command not found

I have successfully installed MATLAB 2012a on 12.04 LTS, but I seem unable to execute any of the necessary commands to activate or run the program. When I navigate to my path_to_matlab/bin folder ...