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Which Mathematica files may be deleted to save space

After installation Mathematica 8 for Linux takes more than 3GB in the /usr/local/Wolfram/ directory. I suspect that not all of it is relevant if I want to do some occasional computations. Are there ...
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QuickTime install not recognized

I am using Mathematica 10.4.1 Free Trial on Windows 10 and I have QuickTime Player 7.7.9 installed but I still get ...
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Mathematica for Raspbian 8 aka “Jessie”

I have upgraded the Raspbian installation on my Pi 2 from "Wheezy" (= Debian 7) to "Jessie" (= Debian 8), mainly because I need a more up-to-date G++ compiler for my other projects. Much to my chagrin ...
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Trial version Mathematica 10.4 corrupts previous versions [closed]

I've downloaded the trial version 10.4 to test it and compare it to previous versions. I still use versions 8.0, 9.0 and 10.0. During the installation of the trial version, I didn't permit the remove ...
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Mathematica won't run after activation [duplicate]

I just installed Mathematica 10 on my linux (opensuse) system. However if I want to start Mathematica it only opens a window which tells me to insert my activation key. It then tells me that the ...
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Can one license be used on a dual-boot machine? [duplicate]

I am considering buying a new machine with two hard disks, and my plan is to have it dual boot, with Windows 10 in one disk, and Ubuntu in the other. If I buy a single license for Mathematica, can I ...
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Mathematica 10.4.0 hang on startup, killing WolframKernel fixes it

I just upgraded to Mathematica 10.4 (Site Home Use) on Ubuntu 15.10 (x86-64). After entering the activation key and clicking Activate, I got a message "Activation was successful", and then the window ...
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Why doesn't Mathematica show up in OS X Spotlight? [closed]

When I enter a string that matches part of the name of an application on Mac, the OS X Spotlight search feature will suggest apps for me to launch. This works for every app except Mathematica: ...
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“Notebook Indexer for Windows” shows “Not Installed”

Testing the latest (10.3.1) on windows to decide if it's time to move up from 9. I note, after full install, that the Notebook Indexer for Windows shows as Not Installed. The WindowsNotebookIndexer....
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installing solarised stylesheet! [duplicate]

I have recently stumbled upon your solarised stylesheet for mathematica! I've been having some trouble installing the dark themed version of it! This is my first time using stylesheets and it is all ...
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Is the free Mathematica Trial Version a full version? [closed]

There is a trial version of Mathematica in the Wolfram website, which can be downloaded for free with a license valid for 15 days. Is this version of Mathematica a "full version"? That is, during ...
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Mathematica 8 won't start - Error Code 499

I am pretty dumbfolded on this one and there seem to be virtually no clues around the net. The only thing vaguely related is a fairly similar (unsuccessful) question on reddit: https://m.reddit.com/r/...
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Installing Mathematica on removable drive [on hold]

I have a student license for Mathematica 10.3 and I recently got myself a chromebook (Acer c720) and was wondering if it was possible to install on, say, my SD card. I attempted it once the other ...
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Installing feynarts diag [closed]

I'm trying to install this package: http://www.feynarts.de/diag/, I followed the instruction entering ./configure make make install but when I type ...
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Preserving customizations when upgrading to Mathematica 10.3

I currently have Mathematica 10.2. If I upgrade to the just released 10.3, will I lose the modifications I've done to keyeventranslations.tr? I'm not sure if Mathematica overwrites these files. What ...
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Unable to set up Mingw-64 compiler to get CompilationTarget-“C” working [duplicate]

I am unable to set up the C compiler on my computer, thus can't not make the option CompilationTarget-"C" work in Compile. I am ...
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MathLink error msg: Libraries are not installed or outdated

I installed Mathematica 10.2.0.0, Excel 2013 32-bit, and MLink for Excel 3.6.0. In Excel, I added Mathematica Link in Add-Ins, and included the C:\ProgramData\Mathematica\ folder as a Trusted Location....
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How to make Mathematica use system GTK style under Linux?

Under Linux, Mathematica uses preinstalled QT themes, but I'm sure that it's possible to make it use system GTK style. How?
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Installation not loading correctly [duplicate]

Mathematica I installed is not starting. It hangs on 'loading kernels'. I tried reinstalling but I see the same. Is there a way to fix?
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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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Mathematica is not opening [duplicate]

Suddenly mathematica 10 in my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) is not opening! I don't know why but it looks as if it's hanged. It is only showing up "Initializing kernels. .." on the logo and nothing happens ...
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Mathematica doens't open on my mac. Used it yesterday night [closed]

Something strange is happening to my program. These are some of the details of my computer: I used mathematica yesterday and all it does today is bounce on the dock and then stop only to freeze and ...
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What is included in Wolfram Extras?

I recently installed a new version of Mathematica and it includes an optional companion package entitled "Wolfram Extras". Is there any official documentation (release notes?) that details what ...
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Is it possible to run Mathematica on an HPC cluster with Torque?

I'm installing Wolfram gridMathematica for use in a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster which uses TORQUE Resource Manager for scheduling. Mathematica seems to support PBS pro; has anyone had ...
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Suddenly mathematica is very slow when screen is calibrated on windows

I installed V 10.0.2 64-bit when it was released. Since then it worked, except for the bugs. I used it earlier today, no problems. However this evening, opening Mathematica lasted a very long time of "...
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Using earlier version of mathematica [duplicate]

I have installed Mathematica v.9 previously, but I am tempted to use of Mathematica V.10, for this aim, before acting to Install newer version, do I have to uninstall V.9 completely. Or not (an option ...
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Version 10 of Mathematica in Windows XP

I obtained the latest version 10 of Mathematica however, when I start the installation the process aborts and a pop up window explains that "The program requires Windows NT version 6.0 or later". As ...
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What's difference between MathKernel.exe and WolframKernel.exe? [duplicate]

Recently I installed Mathematica 10.1 and noticed two different files (they have the same length, but different hashes) in the installation folder: MathKernel.exe ...
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Step-by-step instruction to Install C Compiler

I remember using C compiler on my previous computers, and I never had any problems installing them. At this time, however, I failed to work through the instructions provided in Mathematica ...
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What to do with Extras.pkg when installing multiple versions of Mathematica?

When installing Mathematica, there is a Extras.pkg part that one can install. What does it contain? When installing multiple versions of Mathematica, do I need to ...
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How can I uninstall palettes?

I am a first-time user pf Mathematica (V10). I know it's easy to install palettes, but uninstalling them drives me crazy. I want to delete one. Who can help me to do that?
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Issue with the debug tools window [duplicate]

I have an issue with the debug tools window. It appears on its own periodically. I have turned it off in the Evaluation menu, and have gone to "Debugger Controls" and deselected "Show Debugger Tools ...
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Can't retrieve MathID [closed]

I stopped using Mathematica for some months. In the meantime, I received a "your activation key has been extended" e-mail. Since I didn't run it, Mathematica went inactive (i.e., I need to activate it)...
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Two installations of MMA 10.0.1.0 differ in behavior [duplicate]

I'm seeking advice on how to track down what might cause the following difference in behavior. I have two independent installations of MMA 10.0.1.0, both on Mac OS X Mavericks on identical x86 Mac ...
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Workbench Installation Issue on Windows 8.1

Has something changed between Windows 7 64 bit and Windows 8.1 64 bit with respect to installing the Workbench to avoid the "An internal error occurred during: "FrontEnd Job::Open Notebook" issue? ...
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Install issue: Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to install Mathematica 9 on a Ubuntu 13.10 system. I had this working on my previous 13.04 version but now it breaks on when trying to unpack the sh archive: ...
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How to force mathematica v.9 and 10 notebooks to open in their respective front end

I have version 9 and 10 installed on Windows 7. if I double click to open version 9 notebook, then it opens in version 10, how I can force a notebook to open in its respective front end. I have ...
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Configure initial directory

How can I configure the initial directory? By configure, I mean set it so that when Mathematica starts the initial directory is one of my choosing. By the by, what exactly is the significance of the ...
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How to get CUDALink working on linux (Crunchbang Waldorf) with NVS 3100m

I am trying to get CUDALink working on my laptop. I am running Crunchbang "waldorf" which is based on Debian 7 "wheezy". I am a linux novice. The issue is that Mathematica can "see" the nVidia ...
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Can Mathematica 9 peacefully coexist with Mathematica 8 on Windows?

I am running Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 3). I am a graduate student, and my institution has a license for Mathematica for Students. Back when Mathematica 8 was released, I was worried ...
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Where does Mathematica install command line tools on OS X Lion?

I've read the documentation and tutorials on using Mathematica and the kernel from the command line, and all of these materials suggest that I ought to be able to simply type either ...
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Reinstalling Mathematica home edition with new linux distro

I bought Mathematica home edition and installed it under Ubuntu. During an Ubuntu upgrade the power went out and wrecked the process. I installed Linux Mate Debian Edition and tried to reinstall ...
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How to determine all possible functions/symbols that can be accessed from a Mathematica installation?

I made a list of all symbols and functions that can be accessed from Mathematica and any included package that comes with it after standard installation. I thought I managed to get a list of ...
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Why can't my new installation of Mathematica 9.0.1 find sysinit.m

I have just installed Mathematica 9.0 in a x64 openSUSE 12.3 machine using sh Mathematica_9.0.1_LINUX.sh as superuser. I have had Mathematica 8.04 working on the ...
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install mathematica 9 on linux encounter “Glibc_2.4” not found

I tried install mathematica 9 on linux. The whole process is fine. After the installation. I type "mathematica", and came up following lines: /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/9.0/SystemFiles/...
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How to use version 8 default.nb style sheet in place of version 9 default.nb

I do not like the new default.nb style sheet in version 9, and would like to use the older one that was used in version 8 for any new notebook and for any notebook created since I started using V9. I ...
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Mathematica 9: installation of “Extras” fails

I installed Mathematica 9 on my Windows 7 system (installed the font patch afterwards so the BSOD are gone) but the "Extras" package installation fails claiming it can't de-install the Mathematica 8 ...