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Generating 250 random points crashes the kernel, but not 249

I can reproduce this on OS X in M10.0.2 and M9.0.1, so it looks like a bug. Please report it to Wolfram support. Table will automatically try to compile its ...
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High Fibonacci numbers

The kernel crashes due to stack overflow. It is not safe to recurse too deeply. Increasing $RecursionLimit to values that are too great (and actually recursing ...
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Front end freezes on start-up

The only solution I have found is to delete the contents of the directory given by: FileNameJoin[{$UserBaseDirectory, "Paclets"}] More specifically it appears to ...
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VideoPlay crashes the Kernel with Mathematica 12.1

This bug has been fixed by a paclet update. This would be applied automatically whenever the functionality is used in a new kernel (as long as the paclet manager has updated its local site index, ...
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Internal`CopyListStructure makes fatal error sometimes

Internal context functions have been written for specific uses inside Mathematica internal code. They may expect that the input satisfies certain properties, and may crash if it doesn't. From the code ...
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Mathematica sporadically crashes on open

Version: Mathematica Version 9.0.1.0, Microsoft Windows 64-bit OS: Windows 7 My mathematica crashed the same way. But only when it was not connected to the internet. I changed my default printer , ...
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Calculating weird numbers

This is quite good: ...
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Can anyone guess what Internal`RadicalMemberQ does?

For an example, Internal`RadicalMemberQ[x y, {x^2 y, x y^3}] (* True *) which means that $x y$ belongs to the radical of the polynomial ideal generated by $x^2 ...
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Why am I getting a kernel crash on Chop?

The crash may be avoided by turning off the Suggestions Bar. The reason is that one of the computations attempted by the predictive interface in the background, namely ...
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My Computer crashes every time after I run this - Abort Dynamic Evaluation error

I'm not exactly sure what's causing the problem, but you generally want to avoid re-defining functions inside of dynamics like these. Every time the manipulate re-calculates the result, it redefines <...
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Mathematica 10 crashes on copy/paste

This is a bug in Mathematica 10.0.0 and will be addressed in the first 10.0.x bug fix release (Mathematica 10.0.1). Thank you for reporting it and our apologies for any work lost because of this issue....
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Is it possible to recover an unsaved notebook after closing it?

In fact, it is possible to tell Mathematica that "the notebook should automatically be saved after each piece of output generated by evaluation in it"; see documentation. Place ...
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Kernel Crash while using "ValuesOnGrid" method of InterpolatingFunction

This crash has been fixed in version 10.2. ...
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How convert old version 2.2 .ma files to .nb notebooks?

This MathGroup discussion should answer your question, so I'll cite it here: On Tue, 29 May 2012 05:47:52 -0400 (EDT), JCW wrote: Please forgive my dragging up ancient history: I have ...
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Mathematica 11 crashes when using Plot with Label-option within a GraphicsGrid

The issue is reproducible on my 64bit Windows 7 machine. Actually, my PlotExplorer function also suffers from it, causing a crash. Here is the solution that worked ...
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Kernel crash solving ODE (Murphy #50), version 11.0.1 on windows

A bit too long for a comment. I think the hang is happening within Integrate: ...
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Kernel crashes when plotting $z=\sqrt{(x^2 + y^2)}^0$

Glad to note this is fixed in 10.0.1.
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Calculating weird numbers

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Cannot get nearest neighbors from Nearest

Specifying the DistanceFunction seems to fix it. Nearest[v, 39.28, {All, 8.57}, DistanceFunction -> (Norm[#1 - #2] &)] ...
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Why does this LibraryLink function crash?

This is a incompatible pointer problem. Just change int const *dims to mint const *dims (a total of 2 places), and the function ...
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RandomPoint crashes kernel

As part of its algorithm, RandomPoint attempts to determine the region dimension by calling RegionDimension[region1] In ...
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Kernel crash with RandomInteger

This is a bug that can be worked around by disabling the Suggestions bar. Given the input, it tries several operations in the background (wrapped in TimeConstrained...
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Why the Kernel crashes on these integrals in V12?

UPDATE: 24.03.2020 Checked this again on another machine running Windows 10 Pro x64 with Mathematica 12.0 and 12.1 installed. With version 12.0 the code below crashes the Kernel, while version 12.1 ...
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Is it possible to recover an unsaved notebook after closing it?

If your notebook is hung/non-responsive, and you haven't saved changes, don't give up! You can try to kill the kernel processes without killing Mathematica and revive it. I just did this on MacOS ...
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ListVectorPlot crashes kernel after two evaluations

I saw this problem recently on the Wolfram Community website and answered it there. I'll copy my answer here (http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/603973) I'm not sure if there's a simple way to ...
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All Graphics3D commands crash

I had the same issue and it drove me crazy for a long time. Do you have any joysticks plugged in? Specifically, if you have a Logitech 'Extreme 3D Pro' joystick plugged in, it will cause Mathematica ...
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This code crashes the FrontEnd - can I remove anything else?

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I've done a preliminary investigation. On Unix only the kernel crashes, on Windows the FE crashes (or, more accurately, the FE crashes before the kernel ...
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Polygons crash kernel?

The "possible issues" section of the documentation for Polygon says that Degenerate polygons are not valid geometric regions A degenerate polygon is a polygon ...
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Wrong input to Line[] crashes the Front End

Thanks for reporting the bug. This is fixed in the upcoming 13.0 release (which I expect to be shipping in the next several weeks from the time of this writing). The correct behavior for your ...
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Manipulate crashes after running 4 minutes

I got an answer from Wolfram Technical Support today. They had the following to say so far: "...It does appear that Manipulate is not behaving properly, and I have forwarded an incident report to our ...
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