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

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“General::sysffmpeg: Using a limited version of FFmpeg” won't go away on Linux (MMA 12.3)

This issue appeared when I tried to render animation videos using Export on Fedora. ...
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Mathematica 12.2 on Windows 7 [closed]

The Mathematica 12.3 setup.exe installer will not run on Windows 7, due to the operating system not being supported by that Mathematica version. Although Mathematica 12.2 also does not support ...
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System Information on 12.3 crashes Mathematica?

After installing MMa 12.3 on Windows I did the following: Help About Mathematica ( Click on ) System Information That crashed MMa. I did the same on MMa 12.2 ...
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Opening multiple notebooks in Linux Mint Cinnamon [duplicate]

I installed mathematica on Linux mint cinnamon latest edition and it works, but with one annoying issue: when there is a notebook open and I click on another notebook in the file manager, a whole new ...
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How to Find Out Where Mathematica Is Installed?

I should have written down where I installed Mathematica on my Ubuntu 18.04 system, because I need to get to that folder.. Is it possible to do this? I went to ...
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Missing Dependencies for Python

I have some python code that I'd like to try to use in my Mathematica notebook. I have tried following the setup guide but I have run into some trouble (Mac). The Mathematica setup documentation says ...
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Problem in installing Matex

I am using Mathematica 12.0, and I want to install Matex. According to this page https://github.com/szhorvat/MaTeX only writing the code ...
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Issue Installing Knot Theory

I have been trying to install the Knot Theory package from the knot atlas, but have been unsuccessful. Firstly I tried the command << KnotTheory` but ...
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stuck at “Initializing internal preferences…”

When I run Mathematica for the first time, it get stuck at the splash screen saying "Initializing internal preferences…" It's doing something, as my CPU ...
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Unable to determine the package manager used by the system

I'm trying to install Mathematica on a distribution of Linux that doesn't use RPM or DEB package managers. I get this: ...
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Extracting installer. …Extraction failed. No space left on

I get this installation issue: ...
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Bad graphics of Mathematica 10.3 in Ubuntu 20.4

I just installed KDE (5.18.5) Ubuntu 20.04 in my computer and tried to install Mathematica 10.3 aswell. Note that I previously use Ubuntu 18.4 and everything worked well. Now, after I installed ...
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Wolfram Engine for Developers activation/licensing issues

After getting my account I successfully installed the Windows version on Windows 10 and the linux version on Kubuntu 20.04 on a multiboot laptop. However when I tried to install the linux version on ...
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Mathematica 12.1 a lot of text shown as “$Failed” on manjaro Linux.How could I solve it? [closed]

After installing the mathematica with the official installer on manjaro , when I opened it , lots of UI texts were shown as "$Failed". However all functions works well in mathematica. What's ...
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Installing Wolfram engine without sudo?

Is it possible to install the free Wolfram Engine https://www.wolfram.com/engine/ on Ubuntu without sudo permission? I can install Mathematica on Ubuntu without sudo permision, but I don't know how ...
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How can I install the WolframScripts without root or `sudo`?

I have tried to install Mathematica 12.1.1 on my Linux system. But the WolframScripts installing asked me that I should install it by root or sudo. I cannot get the ...
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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 ...