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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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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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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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Is it legal to use Home edition for a personal web app with NetLink? [duplicate]

I have Mathematica Home edition and I have a plan develop a blog web application as well as a web service. There will be some computations (generating 3D graphs) that must be piped to .NETLink behind ...
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Number of processes in text (batch) mode

I have tex mode access to server with Mathematica the math sesion parameters are: ...
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How does one configure a failover license server in Mathematica?

Suppose that I have two different license servers, and I would like Mathematica to attempt to authenticate with server A (say, at lm01.institution.edu) first, and if that one doesn't have any licenses ...
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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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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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Would one be able to transfer a home edition to a replacement machine/laptop?

I presently have Version 10.0.1.0 installed on my home MacBookAir, and am considering updating. The laptop is more than four years old, and I am a little concerned that I may, at some point, need a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Mathematica for professional use [closed]

I would like to buy Mathematica for professional use (and I guess I am the only one who would be using that as of now). I deal mainly with math, physics, imaging and optics calculations. I have been ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to deal with MathLinkException in webMathematica

I'm using webMathematica, my license supports a maximum of two kernels running at the same time. Sometime an error occurs, I've seen three at least (from webMathematica.log): ...
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License not released after kernel is stopped for KernelTimeLimit reached? [closed]

Using webMathematica, doing massive tests of our functions (each call can take from 0 to 15 seconds). After a while we started getting lots of 403 Forbidden errors. webMathematica.log: ...
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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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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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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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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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What is Duration in MonitorLM output?

What is duration specified in MonitorLM output? Is it start hour and minutes or is it total number of hours and minutes used?
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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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“Home Edition” license for Mathematica: country and upgrades [closed]

I'm interested in buying a "Home Edition" license for Mathematica, but there's the following information which I'd like to know beforehand and which I cannot find online: As I'm about to buy it, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MathKernel and MathLM interaction

If one restarts MathLM on a Linux server, will that restart mathkernel as well? In other words, will restarting MathLM affect the current jobs running that use MathKernels? Thanks.
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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 ...