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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Import JPEG Fails

The bug is in reading Exif metadata. A workaround is to use IncludeMetaInformation -> None option: ...
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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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Why does RegionDifference crash my PC?

Use BoundaryDiscretizeRegion before RegionDifference.( Here we also remove Region) ...
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Mathematica 10 installs but won't start on Windows 7

This is a problem with Windows 7 build 7600 (the original Windows 7 release). More information can be found here or here, but in a nutshell, the processor supports AVX/FMA3 instructions, while the ...
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Mathematica 10.4 freezing after typing in new notebook

I had help from Wolfram on this. For Windows you have to find C:\Users\"name"\AppData\Roaming\Mathematica\SystemFiles\FrontEnd\SystemResources\FunctionalFrequency Where "name" is your name. I had ...
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How to speed up TextJustification in Mathematica 10

Wolfram support has pointed out that the problem is confined to the TextJustification, and if this is removed the page creation speeds up. This isn't a solution if ...
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How to prevent the kernel from exiting when a LibraryLink function segfaults?

If we all agree that bad things still might happen, then here is a start. I have set up a small repository with the code: Catching Segmentation faults in a Wolfram Library It currently works only on ...
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PDF Export crashes Mathematica

Minimal code Minimal code that reproduces the crash in Mathematica 11.1.1 Windows 7 64 bits ...
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NIntegrate InterpolatingFunction Kernel Crash

That's a bug which I filed. As a workaround you can use: ...
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Mathematica 11.3 not responding (OS X El Capitan)

After some investigation, it appears that Avira's "Real-time protection" is somehow interfering with the execution of the kernel; the process savapi was using all ...
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How to implement a resumable Table?

The function that does the actual calculation: fcalc[n_] := n^2 make file names: ...
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Computing volume of intersection of two regions

This is not ideal, but it gives an approximate resulting region. I first generate random points on the hexagon and add a random vector on the unit sphere. I take the convex hull of the points which is ...
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Why is Mathematica dying?

It is because your loop grows the size of your matrix, and therefore Length[mat] increases, and thus the loop never terminates! It appears that the first index of ...
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Why FindMinimum crashes the kernel in specific situation

Update: This bug has been fixed in the just released Mathematica 11.1. A good workaround was suggested by ilian. For a workaround, please try Method -> "InteriorPoint". This workaround worked ...
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