Questions tagged [installation]

Help in installing Mathematica in different operating systems, and in varied conditions.

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Mathematica installation fails on mac after download manager completes downloading

I have purchased a Mathematica Student license. To download it there are the steps Download the download manager. Install it. Run it to get it to download the actual Mathematica installer .dmg file....
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Parallel installation of two versions of Mathematica on Linux

What is the proper way to install e.g. Mathematica 12 alongside existing Mathematica 11.3? This link talks about installing ...
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How do I uninstall an old version of Mathematica?

My SSD is getting full, and while trying to clean it up, I found one of the largest things on here is an installation of Mathematica 10.3. As this is an outdated version, I would like to remove it, ...
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Installing R for use with V11.3 on Windows 10

I can't install R on Windows 10. I tried some solutions that I found on the Internet, but they did not help. ...
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How to install only Wolfram Kernel and register to a MathLM Server?

I have access to a MathLM server and the Mathematica 11.3 install files. Is there a command line option for the install that will only install the Wolfram Kernel and not the Mathematica front-end? ...
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Can't launch Mathematica 11 on Fedora 29

I've tried installing Mathematica 11 on Fedora 29 using the .sh install file. The installation seems to have worked (no errors and everything looks normal). However, when I attempt to run Mathematica ...
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Install Function from “Wolfram Research Server” Offline

I recently used Mathematica's IntegerName function, but upon calling it for the first time, I was surprised to be greeted by a message reading: "Installing data ...
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Mathematica ExtraPackage

Where can I install the Wolfram ExtraPackages? Especially the "Notation`" package? I do not seem to have it by default (In the Utilities, I have only two documents, ...
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Reinstallng Mathematica 9

I have used Mathematica 9 for long time. Recently I have upgraded my operating system to Ubuntu 18.04 and tried to reinstall Mathematica 9. It did not give any error while installing. However when i ...
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Problem while installing a custom package (RGTC)

I am using "11.2.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (September 11, 2017)" and I am trying to install the RGTC package, which can be found here. Download the package Then following the answer given by ...
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FormCalc installation error in Mac

I have a Mac and I followed Feyninstall procedure, I have downloaded FeynArts and Looptools successfully. I have a problem with FormCalc. So checking install.log-FormCalc, the error is the following: ...
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Install Mathematica 11.0.1 on 64-bit Linux Ubuntu 18.04, an experience [closed]

Five times I tried to install Mathematica 11.0.1 on 64-bit Ubuntu 18.04 finally successful. Launching installation from the "Download" folder and three other locations aborted with "$failed". Only ...
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Wolfram Script Console Doesn't Close Automatically on Windows

I'm not exactly sure how Wolfram Scripts are supposed to work. So I wrote a simple one to configure MaTeX for me so that all I have to do is double click it on a system where I've installed ...
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Creating install files from older versions of Mathematica for MacOS

I bought a new Mac and would like to install previous versions of Mathematica on it. Unfortunately, I lost my USB containing all the .dmg files of previous ...
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Using Mathematica notebooks with no local back end

My laptop is a Windows 10 Asus netbook with very little (32GB) storage space. I currently use an Ubuntu 18.04 computer for Mathematica, but I would like to be able to use it on my netbook instead. (I ...
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Mathematica lightweight install or Install/remove selected subpackages

I'm currently running Mathematica, but I'm looking into using Mathematica on our machines that do not have a lot of space. Mathematica is quite large however. Is there a way to install only certain ...
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Install Mathematica 11.3 on 32bit Lubuntu 18.04 not work default to 64bit version

I'm recently installing Mathematica 11.3 on my 32bit Lubuntu 18.04. The installer installs 64bit version of Mathematica in default, so I can not run the installed version. Below is the error output ...
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math and mathematica not working in Debian command line

I am asking this question because I can't find solution anywhere. On the Mathematica website it says to start Mathematica type mathematica and to start the kernel ...
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No File > Install menu entry in v11?

In Mathematica 11.0.1 for Raspberry pi, there is no File > Install menu entry. Can you confirm this for other platforms (Windows, Mac, unix) ? If so, how to install a Mathematica application, so ...
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How to extract the drive letter and treat it as a variable, or alternatively specify a relative path?

Say that on my hard drive I have got the Mathematica program and also a directory that contains a subdirectory of text and data files and another subdirectory of Mathematica notebooks. I use the ...
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How to remove a paclet downloaded from Wolfram Research Server?

How can I remove a paclet that was automatically downloaded when I used a function for the first time (i.e. NetChain)? I believe the download was faulty, ...
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Wrong number of CUDA cores shown (GTX1070)

I installed the CUDA toolkit by directly obeying to the WRI instructions and use MMA 11.1.1.0 as well as the paclet version 10.5.0. While CUDA's deviceQuery sample ...
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How to change registered name, organization and activation key?

I have uninstalled mathematica and installed the version provided by my university. However, when I open the software I cannot get rid of the old parameters (license, organization and registered name)....
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How to install xAct in windows 10 correctly?

I just found one powerful computational tool xAct. Unfortunately, I cannot get it installed correctly. The installation instruction provided by the website is too old, and in windows 10, there is no ...
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How can I install packages distributed as .paclet files?

I downloaded a Mathematica package. It came as a file with the .paclet extension. How can I install or uninstall it?
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How to uninstall Mathematica in Linux

I installed Mathematica 10 long ago on my GNU/Linux Debian. Now I want to install Mathematica 11.0.1. The directory that I installed Mathematica 10 is /home/programfiles/mathematica/10. That is to ...
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Can't reactivate Mathematica after reinstalling my system from scratch [closed]

Earlier today I screwed up something, and was forced to reinstall my system (Arch Linux) from scratch. Everything went smoothly, except for one thing: I can't reactivate my Mathematica license. I was ...
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Install on linux without sudo?

I'm using a shared cluster (running Ubuntu 16.04) upon which I don't have sudo access. Is there anyway I can still install Mathematica to /usr/local/Wolfram? If I ...
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Running Mathematica on Docker

I didn't find any information on net about running Mathematica on Docker. Is that possible? How to handler license? Someone here has succeed in do that?
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Mathematica on Chromebook? [closed]

I'm thinking of getting a touchscreen Chromebook, is there any way to run or install desktop Mathematica on it?
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How do I determine the Mathematica version without starting the Kernel?

For the Mathematica IntelliJ Plugin, I need to validate if a chosen directory is indeed a Mathematica installation and want to extract its version. The structure of the Mathematica installation is not ...
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Bug list for Mathematica releases

Is there a list of confirmed bugs in various Mathematica releases and in which release these bugs were corrected? E.g. 10 - 10.3 were quite buggy (at least for my purpose), 10.4.1 corrected quite some ...
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How to install analytica into mathematica?

I have come upon the following automated theorem prover made in mathematica, called Analytica. https://github.com/langit/analytica I'm not exactly sure how to use it correctly. I tried setting ...
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Difficult R installation

In RLink and R v3.0.1?, there is an update which say that the problem of the lack of compatibility between the expected version and the last version of R has been settled for version 10.0.1 of ...
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Mathematica 10 installs but won't start on Windows 7

I've installed Mathematica 10.4 on my laptop and it loads and runs without any trouble. On my desktop, however, it seems to install fine, but then when I first launch Mathematica.exe (or ...
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Reinstalling Mathematica pro on the SAME computer [closed]

I am currently wiping my ENTIRE hardrive and reinstalling Windows on my (currently very slow) laptop. However, I don't want to lose my expensive version of Mathematica, and it looks like Wolfram is ...
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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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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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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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“Notebook Indexer for Windows” shows “Not Installed” [duplicate]

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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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: While ...
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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 [closed]

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....