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 2016
I know the thread Matlab problem on ubuntu 16.04. I have
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main multiverse in my
/etc/apt/sources.list. I have also
matlab-support in my system.
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgfortran.so.3.0.0 libgfortran.so.3
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libquadmath.so.0.0.0 libquadmath.so.0
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6.0.19 libstdc++.so.6
but the problem still persists. Running also
sudo apt-get install libquadmath0:amd64 libgfortran3:amd64 does not solve the problem.
I installed 64 bit Matlab 2016a in my Ubuntu 16.04. I sent the logs to the developers but no answer yet.
Matlab initial technical support answer
An initial investigation leads us to believe there may be a bug in your graphics card drivers.
Several users have reported this issue with a recent upgrade to the Nvidia driver version 361.28 for Linux, and they were able to resolve it by downgrading their driver to version 352.79 from the following page: ...
Nvidia Devtalk about the situation here with bug ID 1744483.
I downgraded the GPU driver to noveau driver, and no crash anymore at the login, not sure how long stability.
This fix is only a short-term fix because these noveau drivers cause other crashes in other environments, and complications such as "itching" of the screen when moving windows, and now possibly also crash of Mouse control.
Another temporary fix without downgrade running with
How can you run Matlab 2016a with Nvidia Drivers of GTX-960 in Ubuntu 16.04?