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Empty WhenEvent action crashes kernel

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persisting through 10.4.1 WhenEvent is new in 9.0. This is an example from the docs, slightly modified (action is wrapped in ...
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Crash after long GroebnerBasis calculation

I am running a long computation of a GröbnerBasis and after some hours the kernel crashes. The memory usage increases enormous, and it crashes, when it reaches somewhat 4 GB RES, however it is ...
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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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All Graphics3D commands crash

Recently updated from Mathematica 8.0 to 10.2 running on Windows 7 (8.0 was uninstalled before installing 10.2). Anytime a 3d graphics is rendered, the first rendering in a notebook is completely ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 sometimes quit after second evaluation of ListVectorPlot

But introduced in 10.0.0 and persisting through 10.3.1 In Mathematica 10.01 Linux x386 execution of the expression ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why LibraryLink function crashes at a second time?

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and fixed in 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Possible bug in v9.0 Rest[] function

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 9.0.1 Just to be clear, this all works perfectly in v8.0.4.0. It only fails me in v9.0. I use 64-bit Linux, 64-bit versions of Mathematica, and I have 16GB of ...
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Simple string pattern crashes kernel

Bug introduced in 6.0 or earlier and fixed in 10.1.0 The following code crashes my Mathematica kernel (v9, MacOS): ...
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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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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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Linux: Mathematica crashes when clicking documentation links very fast

Bug introduced in 10.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.1.0 Can someone confirm the following behavior: Open a new Mathematica and go to the documentation. Navigate to any reference page (I used ...
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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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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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Plotting a 3D list causes kernel to crash if x and y axes have vastly different scales

Bug introduced in 7.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.0.2 or earlier I have access to two versions of Mathematica, version 7.0.1 on Linux and version 8 on Windows. When I try the following two lines ...
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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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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 ...