Tag for questions about compatibility among various versions of Mathematica, and compatibility issues of Mathematica with various operating systems.

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Will Mathematica install and run on Raspberry Pi computer?

My club is considering buying a Raspberry Pi computer for tinkering. Can Mathematica be installed on and ran from it?
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Good way to discriminate between Mathematica/PlayerPro/CDFPlayer

Within a Mathematica program with a graphical user interface I want to programmatically determine whether the code runs in a full Mathematica, a Player Pro or a CDF-Player. There seem to not be any ...
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Internal “Periodical” functions in version 7

In version 7 there exist these Internal` context functions: ?Internal`*Periodical* ...
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backward compatibility

When producing or enhancing code, it is tempting to use recent new primitives of Mathematica introduced in version 7 and 8, but for library code or in preparation or future version change in ...
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Are there tools for getting Mathematica 9 Notebooks working in Mathematica 10?

As often happens with Mathematica updates, nearly all of my notebooks no longer work as they did with the previous version. The upgrade from 9 to 10 has changed the appearance or introduced errors ...
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Automatically detecting code that will not run on earlier versions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automated testing for compatibility with older Mathematica versions On my personal computer, I am running version 8.0.4, but on a compute cluster I would like to work ...
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Why does Hash return different values in Version 7?

This function does not work correctly for me. The generated Gravatars do not match the ones actually produced by using the corresponding address. The problem was traced to differing output from the ...
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Mathematica 9 does not read mathematica 8 “.mx” files

Having written a lot of code on M8, I recently switched to M9 and tried to run the code on M9, the code starts by loading an .mx file written by M8, but M9 wouldn't read the .mx file saying that it ...
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Problems with PlotStyle in mathematica 10

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 10.0.1 The simplest way to ask is to post the code of what I'm doing: ...
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Reading Early Version Notebooks

I have some very old Mathematica notebooks file (.m) files from Version 2. When I try to open them using Mathematica 8.0 (on a Linux system) Mathematica instantly shuts down (no error message - just ...
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Does Mathematica 8 work on Windows 8?

I just saw that Windows 8 RTM has showed up on Technet, and I've been wondering if I should upgrade my main machine. I've been trying to determine the compatibility of various app with Windows 8 and ...
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Compatibility issues for Combinatorica package

I am trying to use the Combinatorica package in a Mathematica version 9 in the following code : ...
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Export Plot from Table to $\LaTeX$ — conform with pgfplots

General purpose My intension is to use data created by Mathematica as in Export Plots to $\LaTeX$, $\LaTeX$ and Mathematica, or How to export multiple Barcharts from Mathematica to $\LaTeX$ but ...
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Learning from Michael Trott's Guidebook with V8 or later

I am not sure this question is suitable for this site. Please let me know if my question is too vague or if it is hard to give a clear anwser. I'm a new user of Mathematica. My Mathematica use began ...
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Is Mathematica compatible with primusrun?

I use Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86 (64-bit). My computer has an Nvidia graphics card, for which I installed primus and ...
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CycleIndex in v8

If I type ?CycleIndex I get Information::notfound: Symbol CycleIndex not found. >> If I then type ...
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Getting errors when I try to evaluate code taken from Trott's Mathematica Guidebook for Graphics

I would like to learn how to make high quality images in Mathematica. In my pursuit, I have come across Michael Trott's Mathematica Guidebook for Graphics. I have been trying some of the examples, ...
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Interpreting the interpolating function and saving data to plot with external program

So far I have been solving non-linear pdes with NDSolve and then plotting the result with the in-built Plot3D and ...
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Young Tableaux Miscellanea

I have a problem which is mostly neatly described by using Young Tableaux. Mathematica seems to have these Tableaux built in, except that the Tableaux function is ...
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Does Mathematica v.8 (or will v.9) run on Windows 8 systems with ARM processors? (like the MS Surface Tablet)

Today I was reading that the Microsoft Surface RT is available for pre-order. (For the curious, click here.) I know the version of Widows 8 that runs on x86 processors should be compatible already ...
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Backward compatibility issues while DumpSaving Interpolation polynomials

I have bkwrd compatibility issues when I save my NDSolve result (which is an interpolating polynomia) using DumpSave from Mathematica 8 on Windows 7 and then try ...
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Compatibility of Mathematica Notebooks written on Mac with Windows

I wrote a notebook on Mac OS 10.7.4 and run it on Windows XP at work. On my Mac I use a full version of Mathematia 8.0.1.0, whereas on the Windows-system only a trial version (Version 8.0.4.0.). ...
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How to update package?

when I use `<< PhysicalConstants`` I get the message like :General::obspkg: PhysicalConstants is outdated... see the Compatibility Guide for more infomation... The question is how to update it? ...
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updating code from 5.0 to 9.0

I am updating a code from a 5.0 version to a 9.0 version. I am speaking about "Advanced visual quantum mechanics". There is a package with this code: ` ...
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Open a Mathematica 9 notebook in Mathematica 8

I have the following question: Can I open a Mathematica 9 notebook in Mathematica 8? Are there compatibility issues?
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systemmodeler does not work with OSX 10.9 [duplicate]

Systemmodeler v. 3.0.2. does not work anymore with Mac OX 10.9. Model centre works fine but simulation centre produce an error message. "error: No executable ...
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Backtrack function

I am using Mathematica 9. In the Help help file is the built-in function Backtrack. In order to use it the Help file says: To use Backtrack, you first need to load the Combinatorica Package using ...