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Re: Mathematica on Linux

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  • Subject: [mg49053] Re: [mg48902] Mathematica on Linux
  • From: Bob Walker <walkerbg at>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 04:50:43 -0400 (EDT)
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I am running Mathematica 5.0.1 on Redhat 9 and don't have any of the problems you 
mention.  You didn't say which version of Linux you are running, but I 
suspect that your OS is corrupted, is not recent enough the have the 
correct's or your Mathematica install is corrupted.

Not much help I know.  Good luck,
Bob Walker

Tom Savels wrote:

>I am running Mathematica 5.0 on a pentium 4 with Linux. I am having certain
>difficulties with the performance of Mathematica:
>1. When I abort an evaluation, the memory is cleared. That is, Mathematica
>forgets all its declared variables and their values. It happens both when I
>abort using "alt+." or via the menu.
>2. I often receive the error message " already initialized. If
>you want your program to continue in this case, please set the environment
>variable KMP_DUPLICATE_LIB_OK=TRUE". I set this variable correctly in Linux,
>but it doesn't help. Each time this error is produced, Mathematica clears
>its memory too.
>3. When plotting 2D functions, there is the possibility to press ctrl and
>then read out the coordinates of the spot your mouse is pointing at.
>However, Mathematica doesn't always give the correct coordinates; it seems
>as if the origin of its coordinate system is wrong. I am experiencing this
>problem with ordinary 2D cartesian plots and with "List" plots.
>I would really appreciate any advice.
>T. Savels

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