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Mathematica 14 scaling issues on linux gnome wayland

System: Ubuntu Linux 22.04.3, gnome wayland desktop. Monitor 3840x2160 I recently installed Mathematica 14. I've had gnome-tweaks set to magnify fonts by a factor of 1.5. Unfortunately, that no ...
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No-op front-end token to "unmap" key events

Is there a no-op front-end token that does nothing? The reason I ask this is because on Linux, Mathematica 13.3 produces nonsensical characters (see image below) on pressing ...
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Connecting Mathematica on Windows to a kernel running on WSL

Suppose I want to run Mathematica on a WSL kernel, but use a Windows installation of Mathematica as its front end. (For any purpose that requires a Mathematica installation on Linux, there are still ...
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Cross platform PDF export. Consistent fonts in Windows vs. Linux

Here is an example: ...
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Error "cannot find the required native library named JLinkNativeLibrary"

I have a problem running my test program on linux. I want to connect to mathematica kernel using java API. On windows, I put both jlink.jar and JLinkNativeLibrary.dll next to my executable file, let's ...
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TrainImageContentDetector example aborts on GPU

I'm running v13.2.1 on Ubuntu and trying to run the built-in examples. But I see a "GPU memory exhausted" error on the first one in the docs for ...
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Saving 3D plots in PDF crashes Mathematica in Linux [closed]

I am running Mathematica 12.1 on Fedora 36. When I try to export 3D plots as PDF files, Mathematica crashes. Using the Command Line to get an error log, I am simply reported the title of this post: <...
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Question about using Mathematica on a Linux Server

New here so apologies if this has been asked and answered before. I have these Mathematica programs that run for a couple of weeks. We have a Linux server that has Mathematica on it. I tried ...
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Opening a notebook in an existing instance by double clicking the file (Linux)

Is it possible to change a setting or something in order to open files in existing Mathematica instances instead of in a new instances when double clicking the file. (This is convenient since ...
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$HOME/.Wolfram Directory on Linux

Simply asking since I have not been able to find an answer anywhere else. How can I move the directory $HOME/.Wolfram, I have not been able to find any ...
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Shift + Esc in Mathematica 13.1

In the previous versions of Mathematica shiftesc is just interpreted as esc. This is quite convenient for me because, for example, capital Greek letters can be typed by keeping shift down and pressing ...
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How to install Wolfram Engine in Termux?

How to install Wolfram Engine for Linux in Temux? I did the following: pkg i xz-utils avahi inetutils avahi-daemon ...
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Why did the Mathematica installer delete all my files?

So I was installing the new 13.1 doc on Linux. Somehow during the process, I decided to stop the operation. And the next thing I knew was that the complete folder where the .sh file was there was ...
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Annoying black line in tilted LinearGradientFilling

Bug introduced in 13.0 or earlier and persisting through 13.2.0 or later. This bug is OS dependent. It appears on macOS and Linux, but not Windows. This ...
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Mathematia UI displays '$Failed' in several places

I recently purchased and downloaded Mathematica. I'm on Linux, so I ran the provided installer script as root. I've activated it with my activation key, and installation reported success. Prior to ...
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Is it possible to run Linux utils from Mathematica using Windows Subsystem for Linux?

I have Windows 10 Professional x64 with WSL2 installed. I've also installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from Microsoft Store. I can type ubuntu2004 in the CMD and get access ...
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How to initiate Mathematica by double-clicking .nb file in Linux (with gnome desktop environment)?

The user in which I installed the Mathematica is removed. There I could launch Mathematica by double-clicking its icon as well as any .nb file. Now that I'm in a new user, for some reason the ...
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Strange behaviour of "Ctrl+." (ExpandSelection)

I have always used the Ctrl+. keyboard shortcut (ExpandSelection) to select a group of text. Repeatedly pressing . (whilst still holding Ctrl) would select a ...
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Blurry text and graphics, and $failed everywhere

I am using Manjaro GNOME 21.1.5, and I was able to install Mathematica no problem. However, the interface looks glitched out with blurry text and graphics, and many of the usual buttons' text replaced ...
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Stop Mathematica from blinking / flashing after calculation finished

I am running Mathematica 12.1 on Manjaro and Ubuntu. I have a frequently recurring bug that causes a notebook to start blinking in the taskbar after finishing an evaluation, regardless of my workspace,...
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Running an executable in the shell from Mathematica

I have a txt file called exec.txt, that I have made executable using chmod. Running it from the shell using ./exec.txt works correctly. However, I need to run it from my Mathematica nb file. Following ...
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New offset Dashing argument in 12.3

Bug introduced in 12.3 and fixed in 13.0 After finding out that in 12.3 two new optional arguments have been added to Dashing, I decided to have a look at them. ...
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How to customise the appearance of the menubar and scrollbar on Linux?

I am using Mathematica 12 on linux and would really like the dracula type theme for ...
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Do not raise window on click - use system title bars and borders

I am using Mathematica in Linux (Manjaro and CentOS) with the XFCE desktop environment. Within XFCE, there is a setting that clicking within a window, or bringing it to focus, will not raise the ...
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How to remove "Qt issued a fatal error: QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display"?

I'm using Mathematica 11.2 on Linux. At the end of my script, I'm adding an Export command to export my results into a pdf file. I'm receiving the error msg: Qt ...
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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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How to fix glitching grey bar while hovering over cells

I'm using Mathematica 12.1.1.0 on Arch Linux with i3wm and whenever I hover over a cell or over the suggestion bar a small grey bar appears that is glitching through other cells (see image) Is it ...
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Using Mathematica to run an external bash script

This seems like a straightforward problem, but I am having trouble. I have a bash script that runs a parallel process (OpenFoam). I would like to call this script from a Mathematica Module. Processes ...
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Use Linux files in Windows

I have a question regarding the function "Runprocess" and the architecture of Mathematica(probably). I would like to admit in advance that my knowledge is not solid enough in Mathematica, ...
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Front-end rendering issues on Linux

I'm using Mathematica 12.2 on Ubuntu Mate 20.10 on an AMD FX(tm)-8120 with a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti NVIDA card. The issue is that I get unwanted horizontal lines just below the cell that I'm working on ...
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Linux crash DiscretizeRegion

Good evening, can anyone confirm this bug on his/her Linux machine and Windows machine? ...
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Mathematica problems on kubuntu 2020

Introduction I installed Mathematica 7 on my latest kubuntu(fully updated) from 2020 iso. Then i installed latest updates and rebooted. Error Mathematica on command prompt gives this error and the ...
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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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Extracting installer. ....Extraction failed. No space left on

I get this installation issue: ...
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Sometimes, the window title bar is missing [Linux / gnome]

Sometimes, but not always, when I open a mathematica notebook, the window titlebar (the one on top of your application window, where you can close and maximise a window) is missing. In this situation, ...
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3D graphics are not rendering properly

I have noticed that on my installation of Mathematica 12.1 on Fedora 31 3D graphics do not render properly. Whenever opacity is specified for an object it disappears altogether (it is a rendering ...
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Running Mathematica on a Remote Machine (using frontend and ssh)

I've been trying to run my Mathematica code on a remote machine. I'm using Windows and the remote machine is a Linux machine. I write a notebook on my local machine, convert it to a .m file, and use ...
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Directory in Downloads from Mathematica Install [closed]

I installed Mathematica on Linux (PopOs) and it runs perfectly, I was going through my harddrive and found a folder within Downloads, which is called Downloads/.19882 it is 4.5 Gb. Within it there's ...
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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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Increase the display quality 3D plot tick marks and labels

I can get crisp, anti-aliased 2D plots but not 3D. Anti-aliasing is set to 1 in Graphics options. In the Documentation center, 3D plots look good when I open it, especially the ticks and tick labels ...
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Kernel starts up very slowly on Linux

V 12.1.1, starting a kernel, e.g. by entering wolframscript in the shell, takes an unexpectedly long time (~5 min, the time elapsed between pressing Enter and the ...
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Mathematica on android phone

I would like to practice mathematica programming on an android phone. Is there a site I can consult that gives feedback on how to go about it and running speed?
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Is it possible to generate and export plots in a high-performance cluster environment?

I have access to a cluster that uses SLURM. I am not very knowledgeable about using clusters, so figuring out how to submit Mathematica jobs was a challenge but eventually something was worked out. ...
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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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Opacity in Mathematica 12.1 not working properly

In Mathematica 12.1 if I try use Opacity less than 1, it does not work. ...
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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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Font quality under 12.1 on Linux

I have an issue with MMA 12.1 under Linux, specifically, xubuntu 18.04.4, and even more specifically, font rendering. A semi-random plot, in this case, ...
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How to copy Mathematica settings from Linux to Windows

I have installed Mathematica both in Windows and in Linux. Can I copy the \$UserBaseDirectory folder in Linux (usually ~/.Mathematica) to the \$UserBaseDirectory in ...
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100% CPU usage at idle, on Local machine when using a Remote kernel

I'm using a remote kernel for evaluations. But after I run a few cells, which include Importing some data, some equation solving and plotting (all of which uses the remote CPU), the Mathematica ...
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Why does this memoized function cause the kernel to quit? [closed]

The following memoized recursive function causes the kernel to beep and quit. ...
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