Questions about Mathematica licenses, license restrictions, password files, network license servers, license costs etc.

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What kind of Mathematica license do i need to create cdf documents for my students and put them on my (academic) page at the university?

I'm an enthusiastic university teacher willing to exploit Mathematica for teaching purposes. I would like to know what kind of Mathematica license would let me: create notebooks and cdf documents to ...
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Why don't some functions work in trial versions of Mathematica?

I currently use the trial version before I decide to upgrade. However, a number of expressions don't work, i.e. it results in some errors that I don't know how to interpret. For example, if I use the ...
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Parallel Licenses

I am using Mathematica 9 on a university computer. I am trying to use the basic commands for parallel evaluation. ProcessorCount evaluates to 4, but commands such as ParallelMap simply evaluate ...
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What is the relationship between Mathematica and Wolfram Desktop?

I'm confused about the differences among various Wolfram products. In particular what is the relationship among Mathematica, Mathematica Online, Wolfram Programming Cloud, and Wolfram Desktop? Are ...
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Authorizing use of proprietary code in the cloud?

As I continue to refine my working approach to deploying proprietary Mathematica code (see: Prevent package from being opened in a notebook interface and Run encoded package code through ...
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Home edition: Updates and installing it on a new computer

I cannot find any info concerning the Home Edition on the eligibility to receive updates (so e.g. from 9.0.0 to 9.0.1) to install it on a more than one computer or on a new computer (I am planning ...
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Same Mathematica 9.1 Student License on both Ubuntu and Windows 7 [closed]

Is it possible to install Mathematica 9.1 on both Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and Windows 7 Home Premium on the same machine. I want to be able to use Mathematica on Ubuntu since I wrote some numerical codes ...
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How to transfer my Mathematica Student licence from Linux to windows [closed]

I would like to ask if it is possible to transfer my windows licence to linux. I have already filled out system transfer form, but in the list of downloadable software I can see only windows version. ...
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mathematica 9.0 starts with 2 kernels that take up 2 licenses [duplicate]

Mathematica 9 starts automatically with 2 MathKernels which in itself is ok but they also count as 2 licenses and that is definitely not OK. It halves our available concurrent network licenses. Is ...
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Command to get License Management Monitor info

Using Netlink, when we have more users than Mathematica licenses (used in a pool), we get messages such as: Error code: 11. Connected MathLink program has closed the link, but there might still be ...
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Is Mathematica v10 on the Raspberry Pi licensed for classroom use? [closed]

Now that I have v10 running on my Raspberry Pi, I'm interested in what "personal and educational use" means. As a Home user, I fully understand "personal"... but does "educational" mean that I'm free ...
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What leads to Mathlink connection lost when running

My C program called Mathematica several times during the execution. However, after 4 or 5 times Mathematica stopped and then I got this message. /home/sec/.Mathematica/Licensing/mathpass:3: The ...
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Mathematica Parellelization on HPC

I'm currently using Mathematica on a High Performance Cluster (HPC) which consists of many compute nodes each with around 16 cores. I currently run my Mathematica script on 20 of the nodes that ...
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How often does Mathematica contact its license server?

I know that Mathematica checks the validity of its license every time the program is launched. Say, however, that I have a valid license (which I do) and that I am running some code which takes a ...
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Licence and number of controlling kernels

I'm trying to understand the differences between controlling kernels and subkernels. I created 3 local kernels (kernel configuration options > add), each using a maximum of 8 local subkernels. ...
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What are Controlling and Computing Processes?

My wolfram user portal claims that I have 2 controlling processes and 8 computing processes. Mousing over the question mark gives me some information, but I still don't fully understand what this ...
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Server running WolframLightWeightGrid manager loses licensing information

"Once more into the breach..," I have 2 identical Xserves running OS X Server 10.6.8 each with 2 quad core Intel Xenon processors a total of 16 kernels. I have configured both servers identically ...
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MathKernel and MathLM interaction

If one restarts MathLM on a Linux server, will that restart mathkernel as well? In other words, will restarting MathLM affect the current jobs running that use MathKernels? Thanks.
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How to access Mathematica license server (being outside of the local network)

This is no Mathematica-language specific question but rather a network problem, so if this is the wrong place to ask, I apologize. I am running Mathematica on Windows 7, the license manager ...