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Kernel crash during numerical integral related to internet connection and WolframAutoUpdate

I am having silent kernel crashes whenever I attempt to evaluate a difficult 2D numerical integral. It is not consistently repeatable, in the sense that sometimes the same integral will evaluate ...
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Union on Associations (Kernel Kill)

Bug introduced in 10.1 and fixed in 10.2.0 Perhaps Union on Associations is not being encouraged since ...
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How to extract the time t of an interpolated function created by NDSolve? [duplicate]

I'm working with the function NDSolve. I give it the time of integration, the time I want it to evaluate my differential equations. Sometimes, it crashes before the end of its attribuated time ; For ...
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Manipulate code crashes V10.1

This code is working with Mathematica 9, but Mathematica 10.1 is becomes unresponsive when I try to evaluate it. ...
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L1-Norm Minimization

I need the function for the L1-Norm Minimization problem formulated here https://reference.wolfram.com/language/tutorial/ConstrainedOptimizationLinearProgramming.html#261990371 ...
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Mathematica keeps crashing my machine — is there a way to prevent Mma from eating up so much system resources so this doesn't happen?

Fairly often Mathematica crashes on me. I'm pretty sure I'm not doing anything too radical or unusual, but I'll try to run some program and it'll be taking too long to evaluate, so maybe I'll hit ...
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Kernel crashed after $RecursionLimit = Infinity

$RecursionLimit = Infinity; T[n_, k_]:= T[n, k] = If[n == 0 || k == 1, 1, T[n, k-1] + If[n<k, 0, T[n-k, k]]]; Table[T[n!, n], {n, 1, 9}] Without ...
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Kernel Crash while using “ValuesOnGrid” method of InterpolatingFunction

I was experiencing some kernel crash while using "ValuesOnGrid" method of an InterpolatingFunction returned by ...
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Running bits of code in a separate kernel

I am using Mathematica to generate 3D graphics frame for a video. The process goes as follows: Loop over a counter i Use ...
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SIGSEGV Error on Plotting Tubes

I have code to plot some "2 dimensional" points in 3D space, and connect a line between them (because ListLinePlot3D takes way to long/hangs), which works fine: ...
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TimeConstrained[Delete[Range[1],1]] causes kernel crash

Run these two samples of code here (AFTER SAVING YOUR CURRENT WORK): Do[ TimeConstrained[ While[True, Delete[{1}, 1]; ];, 0.1];, {100}] ...
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MMA 10.0.2 Windows x64 Crashes during Find Next/Previous

For the past few weeks, MMA has crashed over a dozen times. It only happens when I'm doing Find Next or Find Previous several times while searching through my notebook. Note that I have at least 2 ...
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Frozen Notebook- Unsaved

I know there are similar questions out there, but none of them seemed to answer the actual question. My notebook froze (along with every other notebook that was open on my computer) after I executed a ...
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Is it possible to recover an unsaved notebook after closing it?

I just Ctrl-Alt-Deleted out of Mathematica after I crashed it while running. I had not saved it all day and had done quite a lot of work on it. When I reopen the file, it shows a version with none of ...
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PDE raises NDSolve::ntdvdae, then kernel quits

In a related question, the SolveDelayed->True option seemed to solve the problem. SolveDelayed is not a valid option in M10 ...
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Calculating weird numbers

A weird number is a number such that the sum of the proper divisors (divisors including 1 but not itself) of the number is greater than the number, but no subset of these divisors sums to to ...
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Bug? Kernel Crash on SparseArray access [duplicate]

Bug introduced in 5.2 and fixed in 10.1.0 The following simple code s = SparseArray[{}, {10, 10}] s[[1, {1, 2, 3, 1, 1}]] = {a, b, c, d, e} on my machine ...
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How to determine reason for kernel crash? -> Nelder Mead optimisation

I am making use of the Nelder Mead algorithm inside Mathematica's NMaximize to find a parameter set by solving the Schrodinger equation for a given system. (see ...
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Incorrect use of Scaled causes crash

Bug introduced in 8.0 and fixed in 10.1.0 While playing with Scaled, I made a syntax error which caused a crash instead of an error message ... Do you get the ...
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Instant kernel crash when using `+=` on `SparseArray` with repeated entries

Bug introduced in 5.2 and fixed in 10.1.0 Not sure if this is known behavior or not, but the following two lines produce an instant kernel crash (I'm using Mathematica 10.0.1 Windows 64-bit): ...
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Kernel sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.1 (update: bug remains in 10.1 on windows) In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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ListPlot3D keeps crashing

I have some data, and I want to plot it by ListPlot3D: ...
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Generating 250 random points crashes the kernel, but not 249

Fixed in 10.1.0. Consider the following function, which generates uniformly random points on the surface of the 2-sphere: ...
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Linux: Mathematica crashes when clicking documentation links very fast

Can someone confirm the following behavior: Open a new Mathematica and go to the documentation. Navigate to any reference page (I used RegionPlot) and click ...
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Copy/Paste of quoted text crashing Mathematica 10?

(Mathematica 10.01 under Windows 7) Create two text cells and in each of them place the following text: <table align="left" style="margin-left:50px; border-collapse: collapse; padding: 0px; ...
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RawArray crashes the kernel

fixed in 10.0.2 RawArray seems to crash the kernel on my machine RawArray["Byte", {}] Is this a bug? Any insights why this happens? My system: version 10.01 ...
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Raising the dead (notebooks)

I have a notebook which has a lot of generated data (which I would rather not regenerate), and the kernel is dead. So, the question is, how do I recover the data in the notebook (I know it is there, ...
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Kernel crashes when plotting $z=\sqrt{(x^2 + y^2)}^0$

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.0.1 I'm plotting a 3D function, which makes Mathematica V9 (running on Windows 7) crash all the time. Does this only happen for me or for somebody ...
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FindRoot kills kernel

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and fixed in 10.1.0. I'm having problems with FindRoot killing the kernel. In my real application, I want to ...
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Dynamic panel crashes Mathematica 10.0.0.0

This answer by @paw have revealed a bug that causes Mathematica v 10.0.0.0 to crash the GUI and kernel. So far the offending code is this: ...
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Mathematica 10 crashes when kernel is quit from MenuItem

I'm actively developing a large codebase that I load every time I use Mathematica. I frequently quit my kernel and reload the codebase to incorporate new changes. I've created a custom menu by editing ...
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Simple string pattern crashes kernel

The following code crashes my Mathematica kernel (v9, MacOS): ...
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Why am I getting a kernel crash on Chop?

Solve bug (see answer) introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 First post, hopefully I figure out the formatting easily. Please forgive me if this posts ...
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Manipulate crashes after running 4 minutes

The following code generates the familiar 3D-plot: ...
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kernel Local crashes during the course of a For loop

I want to find the minimum of the function r[x,p] subject to the constraint w[x,p,t]==0 (t ...
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Possible bug in Dynamic

The code below crashes the Mathematica kernel in version 10 (not in V9) every time I run it on Windows and on Mac OS. I've sent it to WRI, but was told that they could not reproduce the crash. Does ...
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Aborts and beeps without error warning

I have a piece of code that generates a figure, performing a calculation to generate each pixel. At a certain resolution it runs fine, but after a high enough resolution it fails. Mathematica beeps ...
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Mathematica 10 crashes on copy/paste

Mathematica 10 crashes in the following (simple) situation: FormulaLookup["gas"] This command will produce a long list of possible formulas. Then I type the ...
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Setting $RecursionLimit crashes Mathematica 10

I have encountered what I shall presume is a bug: setting $RecursionLimit repeatably crashes the Mathematica 10 kernel: ...
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Mathematica crashes after some iterations

I wrote a Mathematica script, which calculates an integral value at a list of points and writes it to a file: ...
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ListContourPlot memory problems?

I have a simple 3d dataset (size 7035 x 3, I put it on my site if you want to check) which I want to plot with ListContourPlot: ...
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Mathematica crashes X in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and every time I try to start Mathematica, my Ubuntu session just crashes and I get thrown to the login screen. This also happens if I try to run Mathematica from another ...
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Timing Total crashes kernel

Here is a simple test function test[n_] := Module[{i = 0}, Total[Nest[{++i, #}&, {0}, n], -1]] On my system V9.0.1 running OS X 10.6.8 and with a clean ...
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ListDensityPlot crashes the kernel

ListDensityPlot[ Flatten[Table[{i, j, Sin[i + j]}, {i, 1, 20}, {j, 1, 20}], 1]] gives the expected result, but a linear scale crashes my kernel (please save your ...
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Input[] inside DynamicModule causing a kernel crash [duplicate]

I have those few lines of code causing a crash and I can't figure out why: ...
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Mathematica sporadically crashes on open

Sometimes, when I open Mathematica, while the opening splash screen still says "Initializing Kernel Connections", Windows will tell me that "Wolfram Mathematica 9 has stopped working". This will ...
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A problem with polynomial root finding

I use the expression ...
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Det and MatrixRank freezes on SparseArray with nonzero default value

Bug introduced in 7.0 or earlier and fixed in 9.0.1 or earlier Why does the following simple code never come to an end (at least with version 8) ...
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Why LibraryLink function crashes at a second time?

Bug is present as of version 10.1 on OS X 10.10.3 Update As Todd Gayley commented under halirutan's answer, this is a bug. I'm trying link one of Lapack's function to Mathematica through ...
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How to debug Mathematica crash?

If i have some program which crash Mathematica every time it's run. What are the steps to make a more informative report and/or how do i go about debugging it? EDIT: I guess essentially my question ...