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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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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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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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The Wolfram Kernel must be activated for WolframScript to use it

I'm using the free Wolfram Engine for developers, but somehow I cannot activate it. ...
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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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Implementing a 100% Mathematica http server

I would like to dedicate a small machine to exclusively running a Mathematica kernel and use that kernel to read http requests arriving on port 80, treat them and send http responses back without any ...
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How do you handle upgrade frequency now that minor releases come so quickly?

Does anyone understand the Mathematica upgrade treadmill these days? With the minor releases (10.2, 10.3) coming out fairly ...
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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 ...
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Why did Wolfram Research change their release policy? [closed]

As a long term user of Mathematica I cannot fail to notice that Wolfram Research seems to have changed their release policy considerably: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematica#Version_history ...
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Which processor and graphics card to use for my Mathematica license

Does my Mathematica license support processors with 8 cores? I have to choose between one of the following processors: Intel® Xeon® E5-1630 v4 Prozessor (4 cores, 3,7 GHz, 4,0 GHz Turbo) Intel® ...
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How many cores can I use with my license?

From what I have been told, Mathematica licenses come with a limited number of cores it can run on in parallel. I have 24 cores on my machine and when I do ...
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What happens to my student version when I drop out of university?

I will soon drop out of university. However, I will try to keep me busy with some research topics. For that I'll need a mathematica licence running on a single machine. I can currently buy a ...
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How to activate Mathematica through remote license server from command line?

I am trying to activate Mathematica from the command line (I am logged remotely) by connecting to a remote network license server, but no success so far. I run the command ...
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Mathematica on Raspberry Pi

Can I develop BSD/MIT open-source library for Mathematica using free non-commercial version on Raspberry Pi? To state it differently: does the non-commercial limitation of Mathematica on RPi limit ...
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What is the difference between the Mathematica Licences/Subscriptions

On the Mathematica Store, there are plenty of different licences: Can somebody maybe tell me: What is the difference for between the three Mathematica | Desktop licences? In the comparison by ...
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Is anything missing from Wolfram Development Platform?

I wanted a license for Mathematica that allows commercial use (as a single user). After doing an awful lot of reading at the Wolfram website, I decided to purchase the Developer license for Wolfram ...
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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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Can't run Mathematica on Raspberry Pi under php

Since Mathematica is contained in Raspberry Pi 2, I can do the following in the terminal: echo "2+2" | /usr/local/bin/math -batchinput -batchoutput It outputs <...
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Licensing limitations for things produced using Mathematica? [closed]

Mathematica is a proprietary software produced by Wolfram Research. Does its status as a proprietary software affect how I can distribute, commercialize, or license the things I have produced using ...
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What does $LicenseType return on various Wolfram Language desktop evaluation platforms

Referring to my question about discriminating between various variants of Mathematica, Wolfram Player etc. I was wondering what the values of $LicenseType and ...
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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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How to Compile an Open-Source Java Project which depends on the Wolfram Engine for Developers?

Background: I have a license-related compile-cycle question. I developed a rather large Java project that partially uses the Wolfram Engine (for Developers) to perform certain computations. The ...
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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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What is the difference between controlling and computational kernels?

I have just dowloaded Mma 11.3 with a trial licence. In the download page you can see: That I can use 2 controlling kernels and 4 computing kernels. What is the difference between controlling and ...
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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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Can I distribute Wolfram.NETLink.dll with an open-source project?

I am developing an open-source suite of Windows Workflow Foundation activities for the Wolfram Language to use with UiPath, a Windows automation platform. I built it using the Wolfram.NETLink library. ...
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Constraints on implementing the Wolfram language? [closed]

A long time ago (1991) Wolfram got upset when someone tried to implement Mathematica. Now there is the Wolfram Language. Are there any constraints (for example, legal constraints) on implementing ...
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How can I know if license of new version is added to the server

When a new Mathematica version is released (e.g 10.1,10.2,...) the server in my organization does not immediately update the license to the new version. Previously, I had to contact the admin from ...
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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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Check if the license is available otherwise quit

Suppose I launch many parallel Mathematica scripts with a command like #!/bin/bash math -run '<<MyScript.m someparameters' My license has a limited number of ...
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WolframScript fails to activate

When I try to run wolframscript for the first time, here is what happens ...
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Is there a mechanism to know whether the user is actually using Mathematica or has just left it running idle?

The monitorLM below shows the user logged in as sagar has been running the Mathematica for 13days. I don't understand whether Mathematica is actually in use by this ...
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What is the source of Mathematica's maps? How do I cite them?

I used GeoListPlot to generate a beautiful map and included it in a paper I submitted to a journal. I cited the link http://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/ in my paper ...
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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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Cost of upgrading Mathematica student version to professional version? [closed]

The Wolfram site mentions that the student version of Mathematica can be upgraded to a professional version at a significant discount. However, they do not mention any prices on the web page and ...
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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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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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Question on Global System variables

What are the maximum values for $MaxLicenseProcesses and $MaxLicenseSubprocesses? Can they be infinite or are there specific ...
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License issue when USB-LAN stick is connected. [closed]

I have mathematica installed on my laptop which only have a wifi card. When I connect a USB-LAN adapter, even if it is not connected to the LAN socket, mathematica complains that the license is ...
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In Wolfram network license how to see the list of current users?

My company has recently purchased a Wolfram network license. I intend to develop packages for the team. However, a limited number of concurrent users are allowed over the network. How do I see a list ...
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Unexpired Activation Key for 10.3.1 suddenly stops working [closed]

Today my unexpired Activation Key for Mathematica 10.3.1 suddenly stopped working When I opened Mathematica, I got a "Wolfram Product Activation" pop-up asking for the key. When I typed it in, I was ...
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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 .NET/Link?...
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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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Prefer personal license over network license

I have activated Mathematica with a personal license and a network license. The idea for this is that I want to be able to use as many kernels as possible from my machine if I need them. My goal is ...
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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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How to set up the Gurobi optimizer?

How do I set up Mathematica to use the commercial Gurobi optimizer? Mathematica should be able to use it, as the Method -> "Gurobi" option exists for ...
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Activation required on each restart

Mathematica has suddenly begun to ask for the registration key on each restart. I was able to generate a new key already 3 or 4 times, but needed to go through customer service for the latter ...
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Convert CDF Player Pro back into CDF Player

I have CDF Player Pro in my computer but for testing Enterprise Mathematica signed CDF files I would like to convert my CDF Player Pro back to CDF Player. I assume that mathpass and playerpass files ...
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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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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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