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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...