Questions tagged [linux]

Tag used to mark questions that specifically target Linux related aspects of Mathematica usage. This includes, but is not restricted to, its file system, installation issues, fonts, and running external programs.

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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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Notebook save error when saving to remote directory using Linux

I am connected to my college's cluster (through ssh using my laptop) in other to run some physics simulations. But in order to plot the data I import the data files into a notebook and plot them with ...
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Annoying black line in tilted LinearGradientFilling

This Graphics[{LinearGradientFilling[{{0, Blue}, {1, LightBlue}}, -Pi/4], Rectangle[{0, 0.6}, {0.6, 1}], Filling -> Left}] produces this graphic The diagonal ...
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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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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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Kernel shutting down with no error message in Linux while it does not happen in Windows

When I run the code to solve ordinary differential equations using NDSolve, the code is stopped with no error message in Linux while it does not happen in Window. Specifically, the code solves the ...
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Inconsistent LaunchKernels[8] versus LaunchKernels[] on Linux?

Context I am interested in doing parallel computation on a linux machine. Odd behaviour When I chose explicitly the number of kernels ...
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Start New Notebook with Wolfram Snippet from Linux Console

Is there a way to evaluate a snippet of Wolfram code from the Linux console (via wolframdesktop, etc) in such a way that the snippet launches a front end (with ...
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Mathematica 8 won't launch on Fedora [closed]

I installed Mathematica on Fedora 31. Installation went fine. No errors. When I start Mathematica from temrinal, I see the banner, GUI opens up, and I see an error in the terminal : There was an ...
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How does I install the Wolfram Engine on Windows Subsystem for Linux? [closed]

I just downloaded wolframscript on Windows. I got WolframEngine_12.0.0_LINUX.sh. I tried executing it but it showed me . I use 'ls‘ but it also showed me I'm sure that the file is in the folder, but ...
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Make Mathematica look like a terminal

I know similar things have been asked before but the responses there do not seem to work for me so I wanna give this another try. I like editing code in vim in a terminal. I set the screen transparent ...
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How to change the terminal size programmatically that is opened by `RunProcess`?

Why isn't the following linux command working from the RunProcess interface? I want to change the terminal size programmatically and then display the information: <...
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Launch Kernels on Windows 10 from Raspberry Pi (linux) over SSH

I am trying to launch remote kernels on a Windows 10 PC (remote) from a Raspberry Pi 4 (Master or local). Both machines have V12 installed. On the Windows machine, I have installed OpenSSH per ...
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Custom (emacs) key bindings for open/save in Mathematica 11

Is it possible to change the key bindings for Open and Save? This used to be possible in MenuSetup.tr, along the lines of this post. In Mathematica 9, there were explicit "Open" and "Save" (and "...
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