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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 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 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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Unable To Cancel Installation In Software Center (Matlab)

A Note: This question may be the exact same question as given in How to cancel an installation in the Software Center? but the solutions listed there haven't worked for me. Question: I am trying to ...
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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 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 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: /usr/...
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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 sys/java/jre/...
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How can I lock an application (and all its new windows) into a specific workspace?

I run a Matlab script in the workspace 1. This generates several plots. In the mean time I switch to workspace 2 and working there. My problem is that the plots are popping up in workspace 2. Is it ...
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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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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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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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Failed to setup loop device while mounting .iso file

I am trying to install Matlab R2013A in Ubuntu 15.04 using an .iso file and: I logged in as super user using sudo su. I made a directory for a mount point using "mkdir -p /mnt/disk" To mount the ...
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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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Matlab not work on ubuntu 16.04?

MATLAB Crash Dump: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Segmentation violation detected at Thu Mar 3 01:40:49 2016 -------------------------------------...
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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 /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013a/...
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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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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: I'...
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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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Matlab problem on ubuntu 16.04

I have been facing problem in starting up the Matlab. I am getting the following error: MATLAB crash file:/home/user/matlab_crash_dump.4765-1: ---------------------------------------------------------...
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How to Run Matlab 2016a with Nvidia Drivers of GTX-960 in Ubuntu 16.04?

System: i7 of 2013, 32 GB, GTX-960 Nvidia, Asus Desktop PC. I get continuously system error MATLAB is exiting because of fatal error: - - Segmentation violation detected at Sat Apr 30 17:40:16 ...
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matlab crash dump log file

I installed matlab 2016 and it crashed when I started it. The problem is reproducible. Why does it happen? MATLAB crash file:/home/dac/matlab_crash_dump.3815-1: ------------------------------------...
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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 /usr/bin/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...