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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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error in MATLAB imread() command

Whenever I try to execute imread('example.jpg') in MATLAB 2014b, I got an exception: Caught "std::exception" Exception message is: locale::facet::_S_create_c_locale name not valid I get it also ...
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How can I install MatLab R2015a in Ubuntu 12.04 (32- bit) system?

I have 1GB RAM, Pentium Dual Core Laptop(32-bit only). I want to install MatLab R2015a in my laptop. I have its software, Key and all necessary things. My Operating System is Ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone ...
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Application launches, but doesn't appear in the dock

Title might give a little bit wrong impression of a problem, but I couldn't formulate it any better. I have installed Matlab R2015a software and matlab-support package which created symbolic link and ...
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matlab 2014b libxerces-c.so.27: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I have just installed matlab 2014b but when i tried to run it, I am getting this problem /usr/local/MATLAB/R2014b/bin/glnxa64/need_softwareopengl: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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OpenGL errors and Matlab R2015a

I recently installed Guest Additions (by pressing Ctrl D) to my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox because everything (particularly Matlab) was running extremely slowly and 3D acceleration was not enabled ...
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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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Cannot install matlab2014b in Ubuntu

I have matlab .iso file and i extracted it.When i go to install directory of matlab and user@computername:~/Matlab/R2014b_maci64$ ./install in terminal ; I got that error ./install: 1: eval: ...
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MATLAB R2015a won't start on 14.04

I recently downloaded MATLAB R2015a on my ubuntu 14.04 virtualbox. When I try to run it, I get the blue matlab logo screen and the following error in terminal: libGL error: unable to load driver: ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to register an application as installed in ubuntu?

I have installed matlab in my ubuntu. However , No program such as OpenvCV can't detect is as installed , and also the *.m extension files doesn't associate with matlab and also I can't find matlab ...
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Problem with mounting .iso file

I am trying to install Matlab R2013A in ubuntu 15.04 using .iso file. I logged in as super user using sudo su. I made a directory for mount point using "mkdir -p /mnt/disk" To mount .iso file "mount ...
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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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How to remove matlab on ubuntu 14.04

I can't uninstall matlab from my Ubuntu 14.04. when I use sudo apt-get purge maltab command then it shows the matlab configuration page but when I cancel the installation process then it shows ...
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Problem installing QtOctave

First I installed MATLAB and I got stuck here: No MATLAB executables were found in the directories you specified. This package requires at least one local installation of MATLAB. I was unable to ...
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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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nvcc fatal : Unsupported gpu architecture 'compute_30'

I am trying to setup vlfeat/matconvnet on my system. But it give me error when I try to compile GPU files. I am trying their manual. I use both way of compiling, straight and forcing for cuda-6.0 ...
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After upgrading ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 I am no longer able to open Matlab 2013a

I can't open Matlab 2013a after I upgrade Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. I have also tried to open from the location folder, and when I try to open it from the console using $ $ cd ...
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MATLAB R2014a permission denied problem

i have installed matlab r2014a on my pc, it was all ok during installation, but at the end when i try to lunch the programm without sudo permission i have this error message: ...
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Problem while trying to create an alias

Goodmorning I was trying to create an alias so as to launch matlab easier. I read this post :How to create a permanent "alias"? and I used the commands in this line echo "alias ...
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mkdir in Matlab on sshfs mounted network drive permission denied

I'm trying to make and remove some files and folders as part of a MatLab script I'm developing under Xubuntu 15.04. The script as well as the files and folders are on an sshfs mounted network drive. ...
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Installing MATLAB error: can't find glnx86 folder [duplicate]

I am attempting to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am following this guide. I downloaded the MATLAB 2015a ISO file. I then typed these commands into the terminal: $ sudo mkdir ...
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How do I find the location of a mounted folder?

I am attempting (and failing) to install MATLAB on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The guide given here is clear except that I cannot find the location of the mounted folder. I downloaded an iso file from the web ...
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I am not able to see warning and error pop up messages in Matlab?

Since I have installed MATLAB in Ubuntu 15.04 I can't see the pop up messages such as warnings or errors that you get while coding. For example, I am supposed to get a message about that a variable is ...
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Matlab Problem (location, debconf)

I'm trying to install Dropbox on my 14.04 Ubuntu, but every time I try to do so, I have this problem where a page comes up that looks like such: Here . My problem is that I have no idea as to where ...
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How to set the Windows default keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu?

I am working on MATLAB, and it is kind of annoying not being able to use typical shortcuts as ctr+S, ctrl+V or ctrl+C. I wonder if it is possible to have the default Windows keyboard shortcuts in ...
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Matlab Running error

I have successfully installed and activated the Matlab R2013a and after opening it via terminal, terminal shows this error, Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime Environment: libjvm.so: cannot open ...
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Dbus-error while accessing MATLAB remotely through SSH

I am trying to access MATLAB remotely through SSH. Both machines (server and the host) are running Ubuntu.I am facing the following error. kw12568:sandhua~> MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL ...
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Matlab Installer disappearing abruptly

I am trying to install Matlab 8.01 (64-bit installer) on my Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit). After typing, sudo ./install Matlab installer starts and installer appears but within a few seconds it ...
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Installing Matlab 2014b and removing Matlab 2013a

I would like to install Matlab 2014b for Ubuntu 15.04, but I have currently installed Matlab 2013a, so I wonder whether or not I should first remove my current Matlab version (2013a), and then install ...
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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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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran (matlab)

I try to use mex some toolbox using matlab. But I got these errors: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgfortran I used Ubuntu 14.04. I installed gfortran. Could any one help ? this is the output of : ...
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Desktop files with superuser privileges

I have Matlab installed under /home/fer/Matlab, with the main exec file being /home/fer/Matlab/R2014b/bin/matlab. There is something weird with it and it only works if I open it with the terminal ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Matlab R2014a plot fontsize does not change

I have tried the suggestion in this thread http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/1238-font-size-changes-in-figures however after title(plotTitle, 'fontsize',16) xlabel('Range ...
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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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Matlab 2014a install on Ubuntu 12.04 Issue

When trying to run the install script I get this error message: Preparing installation files... Installing... /tmp/mathworks_1095/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: 4: ...
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Cannot launch .jnlp file in precise pangolin

I'm trying to install Matlab but I can't open the download_agent installed from mathworks. It's an jnlp file, but if I use open with -> IcedTea in nautilus nothing happens, and when I try javaws ...
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sudo permission errors or “command not found” errors when working on a hybrid SSD/HDD setup? (specific example: MATLAB installer)

Since my SSD is small, I still relegate it to only holding the OS. So, during Ubuntu install, I created a 60 GB partition for / on my SSD, and a 500 GB partition for /home on my HDD. However, now I ...
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Can't get past matlab activation on ubuntu

I've installed Matlab 2015a. Whenever I start it, I get the Matlab activation screen. I have successfully activated it at least a dozen times by now. After activation, nothing happens. I feel like ...
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help with install matlab 2014b

I am trying to install Matlab 2014b to Ubuntu 14.04. when I decompress the .iso file and run sudo ./install I get the message that this command not found. without decompress the .iso if I open it and ...
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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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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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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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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 ... ...
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Matlab 2014a install on Ubuntu 14.04 Issue

I tried to install matlab 2014a on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I used Furius ISO to mount it and then tried ./install but it gives me "/R2014a_UNIX_iso/sys/java/jre/glnx86/jre does not exist". Is there ...
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error when opening “An error was encountered while saving the command history”

I installed matlab on my linux machine but on a media drive /media/d/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014b but when I open Matlab I get the below error, so if anyone could please advise how to solve this: An error ...
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Permission Denied when launching Matlab

I am new to Ubuntu. When trying to open Matlab I get a Permission Denied response. How can I fix this? 1cqxdz1:~> /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin: Permission denied.
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Run Matlab with a desktop launcher

I'm trying to make a desktop launcher for Matlab in order to run it from the desktop. This is how my desktop entry looks like: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application ...