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why do I get java. log error in running Matlab in my mint kde? [closed]

I am new in Linux and I have a KDE Mint 17. I just installed Matlab 8.3 (2014) on my system. I have installed this before on Mint Xfce, but now I get a new error here. When I enter bin/matlab command, ...
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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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Software Compatibility [on hold]

I am a Mechanical Engineering professor and the Management of the school I work for, recently decided to step off the "window" and adopt Linux OS. Ubuntu was our automatic choice. Even with the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Shift-Select in Matlab Editor lagging

I have very peculiar problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 using Matlab (both R2014a and R2014b) I am not able to solve for almost a year (maybe even more). This problem persists on my second machine I ...
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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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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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Running program from a remote machine

I am currently working with 2 machines. Machine 1 has Matlab installed, and I have a large amount of data in Machine 2 that needs to be processed with Matlab. Copying the data from Machine 2 to ...
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ia32-libs installing

I tried to lunch Matlab 32 on my Ubuntu 64, I tried to install sudo apt-get install ia32-libs but I got the following massage: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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 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 won't start after clean install

I am using 14.04.1 LTS on 64-bits and I installed Matlab R2014b 64-bit, but when I try to open it, I just get the picture saying that it's Matlab: and then nothing happens, even if I wait 20 ...
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My custom .desktop file appears in Dash as a text file

I recently installed MATLAB on my computer. I found that while I could easily start MATLAB from the terminal, there was no executable file I could double click on to run it. So I created a Bash script ...
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Instaling matlab for Ubuntu 14.04 running on 32 bit machine

As the title suggests, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 32-bit machine. I wish to install matlab. After searching for hours I found that last compatible version of matlab for 32-bit is 2012a. But it ...
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Unable to start ubuntu because of problem in window(in same machine) [duplicate]

I'm using two operating systems(Win7 & Ubuntu12.04) in my computer. During the installation of MATLAB in win7, it hung . So I restarted the computer by switching off the power. After this, I found ...
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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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matlab 2014b glnxa64/jre/bin/java: Syntax error: “(” unexpected

I'm trying to install Matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.10, after giving sudo ./install it immediately exits with /tmp/mathworks_7552/sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin/java: 1: ...
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Two Matlab icons in Dash [duplicate]

I installed Matlab R2014a on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit without any problems; however the default entry in the dash could not be pinned to the launcher, so I sought an alternative solution and wrote my ...
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cannot run matlab from imported folder

I'm having problems running matlab in my machine. I did not install it but copied it from a previous xubuntu 14.04 installation (folder was located in /usr/local/). When I run it from the matlab bin ...
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installing matlab 2014 on ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am facing problem while installing matlab 2014b on Ubuntu 14.04. After mounting the iso file, and through terminal when I type ./install I get permission denied. And when I type sudo ./install then ...
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Start MATLAB R2014b by clicking icon in Kubuntu 14.10

After installation of Matlab 2014b on Kubuntu, I've created symbolic link to matlab.sh. And now when I start it in Konsole by matlab or ./matlab it works fine. But if I launch it by clicking on file ...
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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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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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Could not complete Activation Matlab

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on 64-bits. I am tryint to install Matlab R2014b. I followed these steps, based on this tutorial: Mounted the .iso file cd /media/username/MATHWORKS_R2014B sudo ./install ...
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MATLAB installation in home folder

Im a relatively new user on the ubuntu 14.04 OS and have little experience with the system. Earlier this week I tried to install our all favorite matlab software package. Due to a confusion that I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...