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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Incorrect Display on Linux (+HiDPI)

I have Linux on a HiDPI laptop, and after first installing Mathematica, the default font size is far too small: After searching for a few solutions, this can be fixed by either changing the ...
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Can Mathematica poll the dimensions of the individual monitors of its host computer?

The command SystemInformation["Devices", "ScreenInformation"] returns the screen area in the monitors connected to its host computer: ...
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Graphics3D flickers in Mathematica 10 and Linux

Note: Fixed in version 10.0.2. Bug present in version 10.0.0. In the official Mathematica version 10.0, I get a very weird behavior when I try to rotate a 3d graphics The moment I click on the ...
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Getting CUDALink (Toolkit 7.5) to work on Linux, Mathematica 10.0.2, GTX750

I want to make use of some CUDA functionality on my machine. It is running Gentoo Linux (64bit), Mathematica 10.0.2 on an Intel Xeon E5-1620v3 with a Geforce GTX750. So everything on the hardware/OS ...
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Front End does not respond to keys (version 10.2, Linux)

I was often complaining about the front end performance under Linux, but it seems I could pin down a very critical issue. I made a screen-cast that shows how to reproduce the issue Screen-cast on ...
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Processor Detection Problem with Mathematica in Linux command-line

Here is the problem, there are two ways to launch Mathematica in Linux: Double click a notebook file in Desktop (GUI mode). It gives: $ProcessorCount (* 4 *) ...
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Mathematica, MKL_NUM_THREADS, and GNU/Linux Process Limits

I am using Mathematica 10.3 on a large GNU/Linux system (CentOS 6.6) with 40 processors and 250 GB of RAM. It is a delight to watch it chew through linear algebra problems using all the processors. ...
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How can I run MUnit tests outside of Workbench under Linux?

I would like to run MUnit tests from the command line. On Mac OS, I can do this: ...
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Autocomplete not working with tab key in Mathematica 10.3 on Ubuntu

When I want to autocomplete a function I can't use Tab key to expand what I typed in. If I press Tab, it escapes the popup suggestion menu. Autocomplete only works if I press Enter. Furthermore, once ...
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Ugly font rendering (ubuntu 12, overrides system settings)

Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 12 renders fonts very poorly. Text is readable, but it makes it very hard to concentrate on programming. Since smoothing on Ubuntu on low DPI screens isn't very good either, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no window focus on help browser

The help browser is not getting window focus when clicked on it. Clicking links or buttons in the help browser works without window focus, but copying code or typing in it doesn't. I can get window ...
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Running latex via `RunProcess` or `ExternalEvaluate` fails in Ubuntu 18.04 due to `ZLIB_ 1.2.9' not found

I want to compile some latex documents programmatically. But one error is spoiling my whole pipeline that works in Windows. How to reproduce: Install texlive on ...
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Plot3D Color Bug with Large Inputs

Bug introduced in 11.0 and persisting through 11.1 Running the code: ...
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Problems with Fedora 22 and Mathematica 10.2/10.3

I'm using Fedora 22 Linux distribution and since I switched to Mathematica 10.2 I'm experiencing some very weird behavior of the frontend. From time to time, the frontend would freenze for a few ...
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Open file menu bug with ubuntu dark theme

I'm using Mathematica on a Ubuntu with a dark theme. When I click on the open file menu option, it shows up with a white background and white letters. I can only see something if the folder or file is ...
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Why does this memoized function cause the kernel to quit?

The following memoized recursive function causes the kernel to beep and quit. ...
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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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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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Suppressing non-deterministic behavior in Image

The following issue is experienced in Mathematica 11.3 on Linux (debian 9) but I am pretty sure it was already present in version 10 on Linux. The expression ...
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How to terminate a background (nohup) Mathematica parallel process in terminal?

I'm running a Mathematica code on a remote computer in parallel, by using nohupcommand. It seems that there is a problem in the code and I need to stop it. Since it ...
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Mathematica 11.1 GUI flickers on linux

Everything in the Mathematica window flickers. This includes the menus and all dialog boxes. I tried reading up on this but found nothing. The only thing I know is that Mathematica GUI runs on the Qt ...
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Different display of ticks in windows and linux

I made my code on a windows computer, mathematica 11.0.1. For the plots I used self defined ticks. Here all the ticks are shown. However, I did simulations on a linux computer (also mathemativa v11.0....
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How to run external program in graphical mode

I can run system command from Mathematica with Run["command"]. But if the command starts windowed application then nothing ...
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Mathematica's GUI menus look bad on Linux

I installed Mathemaica on Arch Linux several days ago. Everything is well, except for the fact that menus in the GUI look real bad. I have things set up in a way that Qt apps (such as Mathematica) ...
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Frontend of 10.2 Really Slow / Dropping Input

I just updated from 10.0.1 to 10.2 in the hopes that it would fix an infuriating intermittent crashing issue and the frontend seems top be way slower and sometimes freezes for about a second dropping ...
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webMathematica - MathLink linkname missing or malformed

I just installed webMathematica on Linux Debian + Tomcat7 + Mathematica 9.0. I'm getting this error web testing any example. HTTP 403 - MathLink linkname missing or malformed. The error is also ...
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Specifying shortcut without modifying KeyEventTranslations.tr

Until recently, I followed the suggestions(e.g., https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7327411/is-there-a-way-around-using-and-for-part-in-mathematica) to introduce some new shortcuts. However, I moved ...
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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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Printing Precision of Machine Numbers

Is Mathematica making the print precision rounding judgment more stringent based on whether or not the number is above or below the rounding target? If so, why? In my real case, I have many numbers ...
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$FontFamilies returns empty list

On version 11.1.1 for Linux x86 I cannot get a list of available fonts. FE`Evaluate[FEPrivate`GetPopupList["MenuListFonts"]] also returns an empty list. Menu > ...
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Paste[$\,$] does not paste the current system clipboard

As described in the documentation, the Paste function, Paste[] pastes the contents of the system clipboard in the input ...
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Mathematica on Linux Ubuntu: antialiasing issue

I'm working on a webMathematica application using a linux server (Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS) with Xtightvnc. Even though the system administrator has done all the possible to set the anti-alising features, we ...
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strange behavior when calling external linux command

My platform is Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. When calling several external linux commands as the following: ...
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How can I access Mathematica kernel for WebMathematica in Linux(Ubuntu 12.04)

I have been working in webMathematica with Application server(Geronimo 3.0.1) in windows, It was working fine. Recently I have changed to Linux(ubuntu 12.04). I ...
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webMathematica on Linux

I have been using Mathematica and webMathematica (with application server) in Windows and it was working fine. Recently we changed to Linux, so I have to install both Mathematica and webMathematica (...
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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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Launching a new wolframdesktop notebook from console (Linux)

Launching wolframdesktop from console launches a new splash screen/Wolfram "helper" menu. Is there a single console command one can use to launch a new instance of ...
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Matheamtica Junior on HPC

I am learning Matheamtica on HPC and have never used a linux system before. I have turned the style "input" into "code" and save the file as m format. However, the HPC does not work. The code is ...
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Shift+home / shift+end not working on linux

Like I said in the title: shift+home (and shift+end) key combinations don't result in selecting line from current cursor position to beginning (or end) of the line. Cursor just jumps to the beginning (...
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Mathematica 11.3 on Ubuntu & XFCE crashes

I have recently upgraded from version 10 to 11.3 on my group's server (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). Up until now, we have all used VNC(Xfce) connections to use the various programs on the server. With the new ...
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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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Different performance in different Linux distributions

On my machine I have both Debian and Ubuntu installed. Because I'm going to move everything to Debian, I just installed Mathematica there. My concern is about the different results of ...
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Possible bug of Exporting as HTMLFragment at Linux

This is the result of Mathematica 10.0.2 of Linux Version. There are two style inside one tag, and this fragment cannot be Imported as XML by Mathematica. This is the result of Mathematica 10.1 of ...