Re: Can not run Mathematica 6.0.3 on Fedora 9
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- Subject: [mg91080] Re: Can not run Mathematica 6.0.3 on Fedora 9
- From: paul.knowles at gmail.com
- Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 06:27:52 -0400 (EDT)
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On Aug 3, 11:33 am, Paul Smith <phh... at gmail.com> wrote: > Dear All, > > I have just installed Mathematica 6.0.3 on Fedora 9, but when I start > it, I get the following error: > > An error has occurred while Mathematica was starting up. Mathematica > may not function properly until this problem is resolved. You may > choose to continue anyway, but you could encounter additional > problem. > > Any ideas? > Thanks in advance, > > Paul I have the same problem, however, since I have several computers I checked that: 1) running Mathematica on the (x86_64) machine in a local X session dies 2) running math (the kernel only) in terminal local to the machine works 3) running Mathematica via remote ssh session from a fedora 5 box works! My suspicion is very much font/font-server related at the moment. FC9 has xfs off by default for some reason... cheers, .p.