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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 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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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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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 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 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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Installing Matlab 2012a (32-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS java problem

This is my first posting here, so please be gentle. I am having a problem installing Matlab 2012a (32-bit) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have trawled around the web and have seen similar problems reported, ...
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Matlab doesn't launch, keeps asking for activation

I have just installed Matlab R2011a on Ubuntu 12.04 using a standalone licence. The installation appears to have worked properly, and I have run the following to get rid of an error that everyone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Unable to install Matlab 2011 in Ubuntu 12.04

Setup Read file says that go to mount folder and type install -inputFile I did all these things... But nothing happen and terminal shows that root@LABE-1294-0-170:/media/matlab# install -inputFile ...
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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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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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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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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 ...