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

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Uninstall one of few Mathematica versions on Linux

I currently have Mathematica 11.3 and 12.0 installed on Ubuntu 20.04. I just downloaded Mathematica 12.1.1 and would like to remove 12.0 and install 12.1.1, while still keeping 11.3. The instructions ...
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Mathematica on Surface Pro X (ARM64)?

I've been having trouble installing Mathematica on my Surface Pro X, which is an ARM based machine. I was under the impression that Mathematica worked on Arduino devices, which is somehow similar. I'...
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Will an Ubuntu distro in place upgrade disrupt my Mathematica installation?

I want to upgrade my Ubuntu based distribution to the latest distro but I am unsure of the effect on the licencing on my machine. Will upgrading my distribution require me to call Wolfram Support to ...
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Installing Spotlight search and QuickLook in Mac (V12.1)

How can I install Spotlight search and QuickLook on Mac Catalina, for Mathematica version 12.1? The most important for me is Spotlight search. Without then I can't search for text inside a .nb file, ...
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Qt plugins in Mathematica 12.1

I recently upgraded to version 12.1. When running from terminal, program crashes, with the following error: ...
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Getting kernel crashes at startup and with any attempt at evaluation

I just installed Mathematica. Everything worked fine and I am able to open a notebook, but when I try to calculate simple things (e.g., calculating the sum of 2 + 2) it says "running" for a few ...
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Can I delete the M-WIN-L-12.1.0-* folder?

My hard drive is running out of space. Can I delete the M-WIN-L-12.1.0-* folder without impacting Mathematica in any way? It looks like it just setup files but is 4GB
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Windows error after Installation Mathematica 12.1

I have not been able to resolve the same issue as cited in this question. I receive this error: I have uninstalled. Installed previous version: which has no error. Uninstalled and reinstalled. I ...
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RemoteConnect yields missing library error

Problem: In Linux, I recently upgraded from Wolfram Desktop 12.0 to Wolfram Desktop 12.1. When I attempt to use SSH functionality ...
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Difference between versions of WolframScript

On my computer (Windows 10) I currently have installed 4 instances of wolframscript.exe. They represent different versions of WolframScript program and each file is ...
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WolframScript on Manjaro Linux

I have been trying to install Mathematica with Wolfram script on Manjaro Linux for the past 2 days with little success. I can install Mathematica itself using the .sh file but when the setup asks me ...
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How to uninstall Wolfram CDF Player on Linux?

I have version 11 and I need the space for something else. It would have been easier to do if a deb package was available for it, since you can uninstall software installed in such a way by starting ...
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Catalina is not compatible with WolframScript 12 [duplicate]

Today, I was trying to install the Mathematica 12 on my MacBook Pro with the latest system Mac OS Catalina v 10.15.1. The installation somehow failed because there appears to be some incompatibility ...
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Installing WolframScript (12) on OSX (Catalina)

I did a clean install of Catalina (OSX 10.15) and Mathematica 12.0 installation was flawless. However I can't install WolframScript which I greatly need. During the installation, after typing my ...
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How can one remove the prefix /home/pi from Mathematica links to the web (e.g. documentation) on fresh raspberry pi 4 installation

With a fresh installation of Mathematica on a new raspberry pi 4, I find that the links to help and documentation and the Wolfram site are all erroneously prefaced by "/home/pi" which causes an error ...
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Cannot install Mathematica 12 on macOS Mojave. Front-End completely unresponsive

I have been communicating back-and-forth with Wolfram support for a few weeks trying to figure out why I cannot use Mathematica 12 on the new MacBook Pro running the latest version of macOS Mojave. I ...
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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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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 ...