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Running Mathematica on Docker

Updated answer with Dockerfile After the release of wolfram engine I thought it is a good time to revisit this old answer and refine it a bit. First install docker on your machine. Follow docker ...
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Can't launch Mathematica 11 on Fedora 29

I had same problem on different Linux. I will show what I did. This is a known issue. see https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/57948 Problems with fontconfig and Mathematica. The following error is ...
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How can I install packages distributed as .paclet files?

Update: The paclet-related functionality is documented in Mathematica 12.1. See PacletInstall. This answer is for people who are not interested in package ...
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Why does one need to restart the PC now after installing V 13.1?

13.1 and later are using the dynamic version of Microsoft's C++ Runtime library. If another application was using it when the installer was run, then you might need to reboot your machine.
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Why did the Mathematica installer delete all my files?

Obviously, this is a bad bug that occurs on Linux when the documentation installation process is interrupted in a bad place. For now, we have pulled the installer from the user portal. We think we ...
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How to remove a paclet downloaded from Wolfram Research Server?

Use PacletFind to find the installed versions, of the paclet, for exmaple: ...
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Mathematica lightweight install or Install/remove selected subpackages

Before this gets closed, I want to give an up-to-date opinion. The linked Q&A is 6 years old which is ages when it comes down to memory. To answer your questions Is there a way to select ...
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Install Function from "Wolfram Research Server" Offline

IntegerName depends on CountryData: ...
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Install Mathematica 11.3 on 32bit Lubuntu 18.04 not work default to 64bit version

As of version 11.3.0, support for 32-bit Linux has been discontinued. Only 64-bit Linux is supported, and the system requirements page has now been updated to reflect that http://www.wolfram.com/...
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Step-by-step instruction to Install C Compiler

Even though it's quite late to reply, but I need to point out that the culprit is the white space between Program Files. If you set the installing path without ...
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Running Mathematica on Docker

I created public resources to simplify and automate PlatoManiac's answer for you and all of us: TLDR https://account.wolfram.com/access/wolfram-engine/free?operatingSystem=LINUX ...
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Uninstalling Mathematica

Mathematica settings and packages are usually present in subdirectories of $UserBaseDirectory. You do not need to remove these before uninstalling Mathematica. If ...
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Installing WolframScript (12) on OSX (Catalina)

Download the latest WolframScript installer, which will work on macOS 10.14: The installer from wolfram.com/wolframscript should work – ilian Oct 25 at 16:10
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How to uninstall Mathematica in Linux

You can get the uninstall instructions here. It is mentioned that you need to delete the install directory and two other directories. You could just delete the directory that you have installed ...
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Mathematica lightweight install or Install/remove selected subpackages

The part about deleting files was answered already here and now in the extraordinary post by @halirutan, so I will focus on alternative installations. There are three alternatives I can see that ...
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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 ExtraPackage

You can easily get the path to any installed package file using FindFile, for example: FindFile["Notation`"] ...
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Qt plugins in Mathematica 12.1

As suggested in the comments, I got in touch with Wolfram support. After a couple of iterations, we found out that the problem was solved by adding a new environment variable: ...
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Mathematica on Surface Pro X (ARM64)?

Mathematica does not currently support Windows on ARM. The system requirements are here: https://www.wolfram.com/mathematica/system-requirements.html In addition to what is listed on the systems ...
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Installing R for use with V11.3 on Windows 10

With the help of reading @szabolcs RLink link which has the following: Unfortunately, with recent versions of Mathematica and R on macOS, occasionally the R runtime crashes on the first use of ...
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How to install xAct in windows 10 correctly?

Follow the Instructions linked on the xAct Homepage first to load the main xAct package, which contains the Invar kernel. Then, the database of Riemann relations in Invar must be downloaded and ...
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Will an Ubuntu distro in place upgrade disrupt my Mathematica installation?

I've upgraded 14.04 → 16.04, then 16.04 → 18.04 without issue. In the case of genuine system reinstallations, technical support have responded within 24 hours, during which time I'm usually ...
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How to integrate the Documentation with the Mathematica 13.1 installation?

Before installing the documentation, make sure to close Mathematica itself if it is running. This is what I did and had no problem installing the documentation after that. Windows 10, V 13.1
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How can I uninstall palettes?

Open the folder: SystemOpen[FileNameJoin[{$UserBaseDirectory, "SystemFiles", "FrontEnd", "Palettes"}]] and delete the palettes you ...
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Cannot install Mathematica 12 on macOS Mojave. Front-End completely unresponsive

Type this into Terminal.app: defaults write com.wolfram.Mathematica NSRequiresAquaSystemAppearance -bool YES Here's how I figured it out: I created another user ...
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WolframScript on Manjaro Linux

I tested the following method in arch linux. It works with Mathematica 12.2 + Arch Linux 5.10.13-arch1-2. To get around the problem, try AUR helper. I use yay. First, find out the build directory of ...
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Can I delete the M-WIN-L-12.1.0-* folder?

Yes, it is safe to delete this folder as it only contains the setup files. But... you might want to copy the setup files to a long-term backup medium instead of simply deleting them in case you want ...
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Trouble installing the package MultipleZetaValues

As mentioned in the articles by the author of the package (e.g. arXiv:2201.01676), the package can be downloaded from the corresponding ResearchGate website. There is an installation guide with two ...
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Mathematica ExtraPackage

Oh ok, so after some further reading, it seems that doing: << Notation` does the trick. I was trying to do something like ...
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