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 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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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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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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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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How to change the front-end's widget style on Linux?

In previous versions there used to be an option called XDefaultApplicationStyle in the Inspector. This option in no longer present in Mathematica 12. How can one change the widget style from (I think) ...
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Can't launch Mathematica 11 on Fedora 29

I've tried installing Mathematica 11 on Fedora 29 using the .sh install file. The installation seems to have worked (no errors and everything looks normal). However, when I attempt to run Mathematica ...
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Defining conditional Notation rules

I am trying to define a notation rule so that for selected symbols subsripts will be equivalent to function parameters. My understanding of the docs suggests the following ...
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Reinstalling Mathematica home edition with new linux distro

I bought Mathematica home edition and installed it under Ubuntu. During an Ubuntu upgrade the power went out and wrecked the process. I installed Linux Mate Debian Edition and tried to reinstall ...
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CUDA on Manjaro Linux (Arch)

I have been struggling getting CUDA to work on Mathematica 11.3 and Manjaro Linux (kernel 4.19.16-1-MANJARO). Trying some commands I get the following: ...
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Install Mathematica 11.3 on 32bit Lubuntu 18.04 not work default to 64bit version

I'm recently installing Mathematica 11.3 on my 32bit Lubuntu 18.04. The installer installs 64bit version of Mathematica in default, so I can not run the installed version. Below is the error output ...
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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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Convert .nb to .m with a single script or command line in linux [duplicate]

I have some scripts in ".nb" format and I am more used to launch them in Linux command line in Linux but I need them in ".m" format. Usually I open the ".nb" script with the Mathematica Notebook and ...
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Install Mathematica 11.0.1 on 64-bit Linux Ubuntu 18.04, an experience [closed]

Five times I tried to install Mathematica 11.0.1 on 64-bit Ubuntu 18.04 finally successful. Launching installation from the "Download" folder and three other locations aborted with "$failed". Only ...
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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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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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Plot3D axes not showing

When I run: Plot3D[Sin[x + y^2], {x, -3, 3}, {y, -2, 2}] I get no axes showing on my plot, i.e. However when saving the plot as a PDF the axes are shown. Does ...
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Slow front end Mathematica 11.0.1 on linux

Is anyone also experiencing rather slow front end behaviour in Mathematica 11.0.1 on Linux (Deb 8.7 + kde)? I am experiencing quite slower saving times of notebooks themselves and slower response ...
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Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu: Extremely slow input and random key inputs

I have some problems with my mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 12.04. First, the keyboard input is extremely slow. I press a key, and then the input comes with a delay. This makes typing very cumbersome. ...
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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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Switch actions of Shift+Enter and Enter in notebook interface?

How can I switch the functionality of the Enter and Shift+Enter key combinations in Windows? I find Matlab's interface more intuitive sometimes. By default in Mathematica's front-end, the Shift+Enter ...
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Changing system shell

What I'd like to do is to have a Mathematica script use some user-defined bash functions before scheduling some calculations on the results generated by by these functions. Since I have them written ...
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How to customize the appearance of the taskbar window?

When a Running notebook in v10.4 is minimalized, on the taskbar it reads Running... Untitled-1.... For v11.3 it reads ...
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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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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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To how many operating systems has Mathematica been ported? [closed]

Does Wolfram Mathematica only work with the Windows operating system?
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Manipulate (Linux version of Mathematica)

I'm runnning Mathematica 9 on Ubuntu 11.10. After installing CDF player I still have problem (most of time) with Manipulate. Only way I'm able to change value of a ...
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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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On comparable hardware, is Mathematica known to perform better in one operating system over the others?

Have any benchmarks been published by Wolfram Research to compare the performance of Mathematica in the major operating systems (Windows 10, Linux, MacOS)? If not, has anyone here performed such ...
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MathLink Graphical Output (Plots) to File

In a custom Mathematica frontend based on MathLink I try to make use of plots produced in Notebooks. The idea is to write them to files whenever they get produced. According to C-code snippets I ...
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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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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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Plot3D Color Bug with Large Inputs

Bug introduced in 11.0 and persisting through 11.1 Running the code: ...
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How to save Image or Graphics in Terminal? [duplicate]

In my Linux computer,it can't save Image or Graphics to picture format such as ...
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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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How to uninstall Mathematica in Linux

I installed Mathematica 10 long ago on my GNU/Linux Debian. Now I want to install Mathematica 11.0.1. The directory that I installed Mathematica 10 is /home/programfiles/mathematica/10. That is to ...
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Installing RLink on Linux

I'm trying to install RLink here. Needs["RLink`"] InstallR[] After downloading it throws an error: ...
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Can Mathematica act like a web server?

I have a Mathematica program that modifies images that I would like to make available for other people to use through the web. The input is only one parameter. So, for example, I could run it as a ...
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MathID changes after reboot on Linux

I recently installed Mathematica 10.3 on Arch Linux. I activated my license, and all seemed to be well, but when I reboot my computer, the MathID changes, and it shows that the software is not ...
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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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$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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How to prevent a standalone kernel from opening windows?

I am trying to make Mathematica do some plots for me as a part of a script. I have a .m file that basically does Import[] on ...
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100% CPU Usage on one Core

When I use Mathematica 11.1 to make a normal 3D Parametric Plot Mathematica's CPU usage instantly shoots up to 100% on one core as soon as the graphic is rendered. This does not only last until the ...
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How to use more CPU cores on linux? [closed]

I noticed that ParallelTable of Mathematica doesn't work well on my linux computer. WolframKernel uses just one cpu core. then I find That's weird.. I want to ...
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Mathematica 11 fonts in Linux are messed up

This is not a duplicate of Mathematica versions 10 and 11 fonts are broken on Linux. There the issue is with PDF export and printing. The fonts in Mathematica on my system are all messed up, see the ...
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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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Fraction shortcut does not work, KeyEventTranslations.tr gets ignored

The fraction shortcut is not working. Any change in my file KeyEventTranslations.tr in my directory ...
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Prevent 10.2 from creating “Wolfram Mathematica” directory on Linux

Since upgrading to version 10.2.0.0, every time I start the Mathematica front-end it creates a "Wolfram Mathematica" directory under my home directory. (It never seems to put anything in it.) Anybody ...
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Linux’s Bash shell in Windows 10 and mathematica

As we know, Linux’s Bash shell is coming to Windows 10. Now, I want to know, how to using Run[] command or other commands to run some commands like gfortran installed in Linux of Win10 ? And, is it ...
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Can Mathematica be run on Windows subsystem for Linux

I went back and forth if this question should be asked, but decided to ask it anyways. Is it possible to run Mathematica (command line version) from the developer mode linux in W10?