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Why is `FindCycle` crashing for this graph?

I'm working with a directed graph, previously mentioned in Exporting a high-resolution GraphPlot of a very large graph (65,536 nodes). It can be generated with the following code: ...
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ClipPlanes crashed in V10.4

In Mathematica 10, a very useful Graphics3D[] option ClipPlanes was introdued. ...
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Intel Graphics Driver Crash and Recovery messages with 3D graphics?

Ever since i updated to Mathematica 10.4 from 10.2, I have been occasionally experiencing a graphics crash error message and 3D images/graphics that used to appear normally just turn black upon ...
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How convert old version 2.2 .ma files to .nb notebooks?

I have a lot of old Mathematica version 2.2 .ma files that simply crash the current (10.4.1) version of Mathematica if I try to open them. Is there some way to ...
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Crash on use of CoefficientList

The Kernel of my Mathematica 10.4 seems to crash on certain use of the CoefficientList command. The line CoefficientList[x + y^2, {x, y}] Produces the matrix $$ ...
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Why is Mathematica dying? [closed]

Example: ...
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Mathematica crashing when attempting autocompletion [closed]

I have been using Mathematica 10.4 Student Edition since months and it worked just fine on my Asus X552C (Ubuntu 14.04). Three or four days ago the problem started. Whenever I try to type something ...
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NIntegrate crashes without error message when using high precision integrand with non-zero tailing digits

I have a numerical integral that evaluates fine for floating point arguments with low precision (e.g., 4 digits), with argument where only zeros follow the first, e.g., 4 non-zero digits, or with ...
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Crash when picking colours in Drawing Tools

This crash happens consistently, in Mathematica 10.2.0.0; I'm working on Scientific Linux 6. I open the Drawing Tools toolbox, open e.g. the Stroke drop down menu, and want to select the drawing ...
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Kernel crashes during `LinearProgramming`. Can you reproduce it?

Using the code from this answer for a sufficiently large problem setting crashes my kernel. I'll copy/paste the code here: ...
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V 10.3.1 kernel crashes after an evaluation on Mac OS X El Capitan

I tried to solve a simple system of first order differential equations an then an algebraic system in Mathematica 10.3.1 on my MacBook Pro. I did't have a problem with Mathematica until today. Here's ...
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Deleting zero edges from a graph causes bizarre behavior

Bug introduced in 10.3.0 and fixed in 10.4. Consider the following (very simple) graph, with two vertices and one edge: g = Graph[{1, 2}, {1 <-> 2}]; ...
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new kernel crashes using DSolve in 10.3.1

Update: I added small movie showing the crash, since others who tried it so far could not reproduce it on their system. Original question I am finding new problems with ...
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unhandled win32 exception in WolframKernel.exe in DSolve of non-linear ODE in one variable

Bug persisting through 10.4. (windows 7, 64 bit) Installed 10.3.1 and started to run some old ode's. in V 9, this ode used to return unsolved, which is ok, but in 10.3.1 now the kernel crashes. ...
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How to avoid crashing with ConformImages?

ConformImages[] is causing a kernel crash when applied to a list of 5k images. Is there any way to apply ConformImages on the list in batches or asynchronously to ...
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Kernel crash when evaluating NDSolveValue

I had a code that was working fine and I tried to add an extra few lines to find the solution of the same equation with different conditions. The original NDSolveValue solutions work fine but when it ...
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Mathematica, MKL_NUM_THREADS, and GNU/Linux Process Limits

I am using Mathematica 10.3 on a large GNU/Linux system (CentOS 6.6) with 40 processors and 250 GB of RAM. It is a delight to watch it chew through linear algebra problems using all the processors. ...
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Crash when dynamically updating ListLinePlot

I was trying to solve a wave problem using numerical methods. The code below crashes each time I run it on Windows with version 10.2. ...
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ListVectorPlot crashes kernel after two evaluations

I am currently trying to produce many plots by using ListVectorPlot, but every time I re-evaluate my code, the kernel crashes. I have set $HistoryLength=0 and ...
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Getting kernel crash from matrix operations

I have the following: BBB = BBBBsparse + Transpose[BBBBsparse]; BB = BBB - DiagonalMatrix[Plus @@ BBB]; where BBBBsparse is a ...
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Front end crash on Export in 10.2 on OS X macbook air 6,2

When trying to create a PDF (export, print-save as, save image as) fronted crashes. With both OS X Mavericks and El Capitan My machine is: Model: MacBookAir6,2, BootROM MBA61.0099.B19, 2 processors, ...
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How to prevent the kernel from exiting when a LibraryLink function segfaults?

I do realize that this might be controversial, but I believe I have a real need for it this time. If a process tries to access memory at a location it doesn't own, it will by default exit with a ...
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Consistent crash printing from Mathematica 10.2.0 and 10.1.0 in OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Printing from either 10.2.0 or 10.1.0, or any other print related function (Print Preview, Save as PDF) crash my Mathematica instantly. I've tried all the usual stuff like reinstalling, deleting user ...
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MapAt with Replace(All) causing kernel crash

Bug introduced in 10.1 and fixed in 10.2 I wanted to roll a function that works like /. but only acts on the very first match it encounters. ...
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Strange kernel segmentation fault in Integrate

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.4 Define tointegrate = D[V[y1[t], y2[t]], y2[t]] D[V[y1[t], y2[t]], {y1[t], 2}] and try to find its ...
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Cannot get nearest neighbors from Nearest

Bug introduced in 10 and fixed in 10.3 There still persists the failure to return 30.72 (another bug according to Daniel Lichtblau but from the developer's point of view it may be a feature). ...
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How to speed up TextJustification in Mathematica 10

Based on this question: - Version 7 print environment - I set up two 10 page test documents in version 7.0.1 and version 10.1. The version 7 document exported to PDF in 4.18 seconds whereas the ...
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ClipPlanes on Translated 3D objects crash front end

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persists through 10.4.1 Applying Translate to a simple 3D object (e.g. Pyramid) along ...
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Mathematica not responding to clean start-up

I am currently running Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) and my copy of Mathematica suddenly started misbehaving. I am not sure what I did to invoke this. The splash screen when Mathematica is launched kept ...
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How to write crash-robust code?

When a notebook crashes all the work I was doing is lost - I'd like to ameliorate this situation! Is there a way to decorate a symbol so that it is saved to disk whenever it changes, or after a ...
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Front end crash on Export in 10.2 on OS X

Bug introduced in 10.2.0 and fixed in 10.3.0 Appears to be specific to OS X Mathematica 10.2 is reliably crashing for me when trying to export a pdf that has text with ligatures. For example: ...
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Listable compiled function crashes the kernel with “no more memory available”

Bug introduced in 9.0.0 and fixed in 10.3 I am trying to speed up a function that involves continued fractions. Since ContinuedFraction cannot be compiled and ...
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Front end freezes on start-up

Update 2015 September 4: An incorrect paclet update was pushed recently that caused Mathematica to not hang on startup with "Initializing kernels". The problem and solution are described here: ...
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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? [duplicate]

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

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.2.0 I was experiencing some kernel crash while using "ValuesOnGrid" method of an ...
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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 ...