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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$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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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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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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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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Plot3D Color Bug with Large Inputs

Bug introduced in 11.0 and persisting through 11.1 Running the code: ...
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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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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?
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Ubuntu Opens New Session

So after reading this question it appears Mathematica can resume sessions essentially if you pass it the -sl option. Is there a way to make it act more like Windows and OSX and make this the ...
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Evaluate expressions within Vim

I want to be able to type a quick Mathematica expression, such as 550/3. (e.g. common math), ...