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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 on ...
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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 with RandomInteger

Bug introduced in 11.2 I am using RandomInteger to create sorted test data in the following way: lists = Sort /@ RandomInteger[10000, {10, 200000}]; With ...
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Crash when displaying / rasterizing graphics with textures at high resolutions

CAUTION/Disclaimer: execution of some of the code below can result in a complete crash of Mathematica or even your system. Save all your work and do not try in a productive situation. For a graphical ...
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Kernel crash solving ODE (Murphy #50), version 11.0.1 on windows

This ODE (#50 from Murphy's ODE collection book) causes kernel crash each time Here is the code ...
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Why does this StreamPlot evaluation cause a crash/memory wipe?

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 or later EDIT: Reported to Wolfram Support, currently CASE:4238258. For some reason, attempting to evaluate a simple StreamPlot will ...
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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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SIGSEGV error with 3D Plots

I originally asked this question here but didn't get a satisfactory answer. I am using Mathematica 8.0.1.0 on Ubuntu 11.10. I created a 3D plot from an NDSolve ...
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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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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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Can anyone guess what Internal`RadicalMemberQ does?

There is an undocumented function Internal`RadicalMemberQ which takes two arguments. But whatever input I try for the two arguments, it seems to crash the kernel (...
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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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Timing Total crashes kernel

Here is a simple test function test[n_] := Module[{i = 0}, Total[Nest[{++i, #}&, {0}, n], -1]] On my system V9.0.1 running OS X 10.6.8 and with a clean ...
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Rendering Raster3D intersecting with vector primitives

Bug introduced in 9.0 and persists through 11.1.1 Reported to WRI under [CASE:3678032] It crashes the FrontEnd of Mathematica 10.4.1 on Windows UPDATE #2 27.04.17 Redacted due to outdated GPU ...
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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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Why the Kernel crashes on these integrals in V12?

Reported to WRI, [CASE:4331819] This is using V12, on windows 10, 64 bit. Note: these integrals work OK on 11.3 on same PC. Any idea why the Kernel now crashes on these types of integrals? ...
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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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Problem combining ParametricNDSolve with NonlinearModelFit

Final Edit: I have found a solution! Specifying Method->"LevenbergMarquardt", Gradient->"FiniteDifference" gives the behavior I am looking for. Huzzah! It appears that the crashing behavior was coming ...
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Generating 250 random points crashes the kernel, but not 249

Fixed in 10.1.0. Consider the following function, which generates uniformly random points on the surface of the 2-sphere: ...
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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 the ...
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Possible bug in Dynamic

The code below crashes the Mathematica kernel in version 10 (not in V9) every time I run it on Windows and on Mac OS. I've sent it to WRI, but was told that they could not reproduce the crash. Does ...
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Why call to StreamPlot terminates kernel each time?

FYI, reported to WRI [CASE:4288967] By mistake, I put x range starting from negative to make StreamPlot for expression with ...
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Mathematica crashed on EMF export

Here's the code to reproduce an error. First I generate a bar chart: ...
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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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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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Copying formatted string causes a perfect crash

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and persisting through 11.1 Consider the string generated by this line: EllipticTheta::usage // FullForm Highlight everything ...
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SingularValueDecomposition causes kernel crash in 11.3

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier and persisting through 11.3 or later test = Table[RandomReal[{-2, 2}], {3600}, {11}]; Dimensions[test] {3600, 11} Calling <...
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ClipPlanes on Translated 3D objects crash front end

Bug introduced in 10.1 or earlier and fixed in V11.0 (at least Win) Applying Translate to a simple 3D object (e.g. Pyramid) ...
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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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Avoid crash in recursive Dynamic

With the following Dynamic cell, I can reproducibly crash Mathematica, so do not try this unless you have saved all your work! ...
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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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GridGraph[{6,6,6}] crashes—can you reproduce this?

Bug introduced in 11.3 and fixed in 12.0 Occasionally, I see a kernel crash with GridGraph[{6,6,6}]. It is not easy to trigger. Sometimes it may require as many ...
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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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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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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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Instant kernel crash when using `+=` on `SparseArray` with repeated entries

Bug introduced in 5.2 and fixed in 10.1.0 Not sure if this is known behavior or not, but the following two lines produce an instant kernel crash (I'm using Mathematica 10.0.1 Windows 64-bit): ...
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Why do some uses of PropertyList crash the kernel?

Bug introduced in 10.1.0 or earlier and persisting through 12.0.0 or later A support case with the identification [CASE:4222617] was created. While looking at the question How to evaluate the "...
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Dynamic panel crashes Mathematica 10.0.0.0

This answer by @paw have revealed a bug that causes Mathematica v 10.0.0.0 to crash the GUI and kernel. So far the offending code is this: ...
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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. This ...
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Setting $RecursionLimit crashes Mathematica 10

I have encountered what I shall presume is a bug: setting $RecursionLimit repeatably crashes the Mathematica 10 kernel: ...
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kernel Local crashes during the course of a For loop

I want to find the minimum of the function r[x,p] subject to the constraint w[x,p,t]==0 (t ...
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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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NIntegrate InterpolatingFunction Kernel Crash

I would like to Investigate if the edges of this 2D heat equation are insulated by the Mathematica assumed Neumann conditions. ...
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Aborts and beeps without error warning

I have a piece of code that generates a figure, performing a calculation to generate each pixel. At a certain resolution it runs fine, but after a high enough resolution it fails. Mathematica beeps (...
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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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Mathematica 11.3 keeps crashing on initializing Kernel

I have been using a licenced mathematica, provided by my research institute, for a while. Weeks ago it happened to me that at the startup of my mathematica (while initializing Kernel), mathematica ...