# Questions tagged [matlab]

MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a numerical computing environment and fourth-generation programming language.

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### MATLAB OpenGL Diagnosis

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What can be done to troubleshoot the error message and restore MATLAB back to its original working condition? A fresh install of MATLAB and Ubuntu 16.04 exhibited no symptoms. After ...

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### Is it possible to Install glibc 2.21 on Ubuntu 14.4

Recently Matlab 2018b installed in my computer which has Ubuntu 14.4. The problem is when I run Matlab Simulink, Matlab crashed. I asked Matlab Technical support and the advised me to install glibc 2....

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### Can't launch app designer in MATLAB 2017a in Xubuntu 18.04

when I execute the command appdesigner in the command window of matlab to properly open app designer, I received this error message:
Warning: The following error was caught while executing '...

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### Matlab, Openface, FaceLandmarkImg versions problems (Ubuntu 16.04)

I try to run a matlab script that uses FaceLandmarkImg and I get these messages (I replaced my username by "user") :
/home/user/Documents/OpenFace/build/bin/FaceLandmarkImg: /home/user/Documents/bin/...

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### Problems with opening Matlab after installation [duplicate]

How do I install Matlab?
Download the .zip directory from Matlab home page for Linux 64.
sudo tar -xzf archiv.tar.gz directory/filename
You go into the unzipped folder:
cd directory
Now you run ...

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### Access Ubuntu 16.04 GUI on MATLAB AWS AMI

I launched a MATLAB desktop client on AWS (following this procedure) and I accessed it via PuTTY from a machine running Windows 8.1 (following this procedure).
Once I open, I can only see a command ...

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### problems with the instalation of matlab on ubuntu 18.4

I have a problem when starting the installation of matlab, I have the folder that contains the installer of matlab 2018a and 2018b downloaded from the official page matworks but I do not run the ...

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### How to add mp4 support for MATLAB via GStreamer

Symptom: implay('OverheadCam.mp4'); returns:
Error Occurred while attempting to read file. Incorrect chunk size information in AVI file.
Display supported video formats from the MATLAB command line:...

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### MatLab graphic performance error

Yesterday while I was working with MatLab a problem related to graphic performance happened when I was trying to plot.
MatLab suggested to install original graphic drivers instead of using Ubuntu ...

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### Compile matcaffe in Ubuntu 18.04

I need to run an .m file that uses caffe. In Ubuntu 18.04 the installation of caffe is as simple as sudo apt install caffe-cpu.
How do I compile for Matlab afterwards?? If I run caffe.reset_all(); in ...

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### Ubuntu 18.04 Missing Graphics

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on HP Zbook along with a HP EliteDisplay S140u. I have displaylink installed to have a second display.
My issue comes when I try to run Matlab. When the Desktop ...

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### How to remove an icon from launchpad

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 (Standard Gnome). I recently was using app designer on MATLAB when all of a sudden, I started seeing an icon in my launchpad (image link here). I want to remove it but I can't ...

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### How to uninstall a software install stopped midway?

So, I was trying to install this when I by mistake ended up quitting the installation and it has been like this since. How do I fix this?

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### Set LD_LIBRARY_PATH correctly

I am using Docker with image of Ubuntu 16.04. I am using this docker to run:
Import C++ classes in python with the help of boost.python
Import matlab's python package in python with the help Matlab ...

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### Installing Nvidia driver not from bionic repositories

I'm wanting to upgrade my Nvidia driver to the latest version from the Nvidia website (390.77) because the version currently in the bionic repos (390.48) has a known bug that causes my version of ...

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### ssh command use a Matlab library

Since I installed matlab on ubuntu, when I run ssh I've got something like
$ ssh
ssh: /usr/local/MATLAB/R2018a/bin/glnxa64/libcrypto.so.1.0.0: no version information available (required by ssh)
ssh: /...

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### How to discard uninstalled applications from ubuntu 18.04?

I was installing matlab some days before and I have left uninstalled and turned my terminal off. Now, if I want to install new application through terminal in my ubuntu 18.04, it shows error that ...

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### Matlab freezes periodically

I have install MATLAB R2015a on Ubuntu 16.04 system. It is running ok with one mysterious problem. I am analyzing roughly 8000 DICOM files at different iterations. Every time I tried to type command ...

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### Make a program ignore “.bashrc”

Sorry if it is an extremely stupid noob question, but I am not an expert and I cannot find any adequate response on this or other forums.
I am running Ubuntu 18.04 x64 and I'm working with Intel ...

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### Cannot open MATLAB with sudo on Ubuntu 16.04

I have MATLAB R2017a installed on Ubuntu 16.04.
From console, I am able to run matlab, successfully starting the software. However, if I run sudo matlab instead, I get the following error:
sudo: ...

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### Graphical problem when viewing information about a Simulink block

I'm using MATLAB 2015a on Ubuntu MATE 18.04. I'm facing an issue on Simulink, the following image should suffice:
As you can see, the information about the blocks are displayed like this!.
I'm using ...

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### error in installing matlab R2017A [duplicate]

I can't download matlab on ubuntu (gnome)...
I have opened the zip file but when I click on the install file it doesn't find it.
Could you help me ?

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### “graphics_glnxa64 invalid code lengths set” when trying to install MATLAB

I was using Ubuntu 17.10, but when I tried to install MATLAB, my system crashed. So now, I'm using Xubuntu and I'm still trying to install MATLAB, and I'm getting the same error:
The following ...

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### Completely remove matlab [duplicate]

So I accidentally install matlab on my machine and now I when I try to uninstall matlab, it asks me for the location and it doesn't work even if I use correct path. Whenever I try to upgrade my ...

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### Radeon Pitcairn drivers for iMac running Ubuntu 16.04

Recently wiped an iMac "Core i5" 3.3 27-Inch (5K, Late 2015), and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as the only OS. All working fine except for the graphics; for example the following error message outputs ...

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### How can I install an older version (6.3) of GCC? I need it for MATLAB compatibility

Hi guys I've seen similar questions but not even one fully answered, so here's mine:
I need to install an older version (6.3) of GCC than the one in my computer, i'm using Ubuntu 17.10 an my actual ...

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### Ubuntu 17.10 gcc version 6.3 (not 6.4) for MATLAB support

The required version of GCC for Matlab is 6.3. Ubuntu 17.10 ships with gcc 7.2. The package gcc-6 is available, but that is version 6.4, which doesn't work with MATLAB.
Does anyone know a way to ...

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### How to set Matlab shortcuts in Ubuntu?

I am not able to use the shortcuts which are available in matlab (in Windows) in Ubuntu. I am not so good with softwares and looking for an easy solution. Could somebody please help me with this?

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### problem launching matlab 2014a on ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I have installed matlab and matlab-support to create the launcher icon but everytime I try to launch it, it doesn't open. When typing matlabin the terminal I get
Any help?

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### When I try to install git I get this error

When I try to install git I get this error:
$ sudo apt install git
[sudo] password for nitk:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
git is ...

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### Installation of matlab from disk images

Our institute provide matlab software in the form of two different DVD files to download from intranet site at the intitute.the first dvd file can be installed by directly clicking the file and while ...

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### Install MATLAB on Ubuntu 17.10 - The following error was detected while installing 3p/icu_glnxa4:

I've been trying to install MATLAB 2017a on my Ubuntu 17.10. I've had encountered several problems while installing, most importantly not being able to install as root, which was solved by another ask ...

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### Opening a package (Matlab) from the home directory (or from a launcher) without navigating to the installation directory & without root permission? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.03LTS OS.
I have installed Matlab in this directory ...usr/local/MATLAB/R2015a. The installation completed without any problem. But when I try to open Matlab I have to ...

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### What causes this GStreamer warning when closing MATLAB? [duplicate]

After working in MATLAB and with an Editor window still open, I unmaximized the main window and clicked the X to close it. What caused these warnings output in Terminal? Should I care?
(Hours ...

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### How to run exe file in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to run a .exe file in Ubuntu in a script?
For example a simple Matlab code like this:
system("dir/WAV2RAW.exe")

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### How do I add MATLAB to the dock?

I open MATLAB:
$ matlab &
[1] 3099
I right-click its new icon on the dock and click 'Lock to Launcher'.
The next time I try to use MATLAB, I click the new dock icon. MATLAB acts like it's ...

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### Installing matlab in Linux without “sudo” level access? [duplicate]

I have a user account on an Ubuntu-based server which has multiple power GPUs. I want to install MATLAB 2017a on that system but unfortunately, I have no "sudo" level access to that system. Is there ...

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### Install matlab as sudo doesnt start the gui

So basically I'm trying to install the newest matlab. I navigate to the matlab download folder and write "sudo ./install", but nothing opens up, it just says:
Preparing installation files ...
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### Problem running Matlab from launcher icon

I referred this link for my problem:
How to create launcher icon
Though my matlab icon is already created, whenever I click it this shows up for a few seconds:
Then, the application closes itself ...

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### Running `sudo ./install` for MATLAB returns a permission denied error

While trying to install MATLAB 2016 in Ubuntu 17.04, when I type
sudo ./install
I got this error message:
./install: 1: eval: /home/jan/matlab2015linux/bin/glnxa64/install_unix: permission denied

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### Installed Matlab but no executable

Installed Matlab from their official website (they sent me package), free-trail 30 days, but there is no executable file. I found it in usr/share/applications but I couldn't launch. I'm using GNU/...

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### Ubuntu matlab installed but not working

In Ubuntu 16.04, Matlab isn't working. Matlab says I can't edit the matlab file:
Matlab couldn't write a file. Are you using it as root?
I am not running as root as far as I know.

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### sub windows of matlab can't handle mouse events on xubuntu?

i am using MATLAB on xubuntu .
but when i open a new sub window like GUIDE and click an element , the click happens to the main MATLAB window witch is in the background .
i come to release that i ...

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### Error in python IDE installation

I am simple Ubuntu user, I tried to install python IDE-spyder just to see how things work there, but unfortunately I ran into a problem that is something related to matlab.
Now this dialog appear on ...

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### Problem with MATLAB application

Hi i have a problem with MATLAB in Ubuntu 16.04, all the toolbar and the windows are too small and i can't use it properly.
I try to zoom the fonts but nothing has change.
What i can do?
I attach ...

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### Matlab 2017b not installing with Ubuntu 2017

Hello Ubuntu community,
I am a complete newbie to this and encountering some difficulties installing Matlab 2017b on Ubuntu 17. I'm working with the download rather than an iso file and when I run
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### Installing Matlab r2017b: cannot open matlab

I'm trying to install matlab r2017b.
The installation process is done without any problems but now I can't open matlab.
(In installation I chose the one it says I have a license file. I entered my ...

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### Error using VideoReader in matlab - gstreamer problem [duplicate]

I'm trying to use VideoReader in MATLAB on an Ubuntu system and get the following error:
MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering.
(MATLAB:4573): GStreamer-WARNING **: Failed to load plugin '...

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### chown -R $USER not working on my MATLAB folder in /Documents/

I'm lost. I just want to set the owner to MATLAB/* and all its subfolders to be davidv7. This is what I tried. How does it not work? It removed the lock on the MATLAB folder, but going further into ...

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### How to assign a matlab value to a linux variable?

I am running Matlab through linux terminal. At first I execute a .sh file from the terminal. At some point it opens Matlab and after running a .m script i need a certain value assigned to a matlab ...