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Re: Mathematica via X11 ?

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  • Subject: [mg129273] Re: Mathematica via X11 ?
  • From: János Löbb <janos at lobb.com>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 05:35:43 -0500 (EST)
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Ulrich,

That is it.

Thanks a lot,

J=E1nos

On Dec 27, 2012, at 6:46 AM, Ulrich Arndt wrote:

> Hi,
>
> ssh -X user@myserver
>
> and calling
>
> /usr/local/bin/mathematica
>
> worked for me
>
> (Laptop Mac Air and Linux remote)
>
> Ulrich
>
>
> Am 27.12.2012 um 11:03 schrieb J=E1nos L=F6bb:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> It may be a FAQ, in that case please point me to it.
>>
>> After some fight over the kitchen money, I purchased the Mathematica 
9 Home Edition for Linux.  I installed Mathematica on the machine having 
CentOs 6.3 into the /opt/math9 directory.  Punching in the Activation 
key, activated the program and I could run my Benchmark[].
>>
>> However this machine is a rack mounted server and in a few days it 
will go down to the basement and will not have a monitor attached to it. 
 So I looked if I can fire up Mathematica via X11 from my MacBook Pro.  
I connected to the server and issued 'xclock'.  Xclock showed up.  So 
far so good.  Then I issued:
>>
>> [root@sm1 math9]# /opt/bin/math
>> Mathematica 9.0 for Linux x86 (64-bit)
>> Copyright 1988-2012 Wolfram Research, Inc.
>>
>> Mathematica cannot find a valid password.
>>
>> For automatic Web Activation enter your activation key
>> (enter return to skip Web Activation):
>>
>> You will need to get a password from your
>> license certificate or from Wolfram Research
>> (http://register.wolfram.com).
>> Machine name:   sm1.infocean.org
>> MathID: xxx-xxxxx-xxxxx
>>
>> You will need a valid activation key and password in order
>> to proceed. Go to http://user.wolfram.com to
>> register your activation key and obtain the password.
>>
>> Enter your Activation key [format xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxx]: xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxx
>>
>> Enter your password: yyyyyyyyyyyy
>>
>> The password you entered is not valid.
>> Please press Enter to quit.
>>
>>
>> So, three questions:
>>
>> 1.  Why do I need to web activate if I already activated it with the 
activation key supplied when I purchased the program ?
>>
>> 2.  What configuration changes are needed to be able to use it via 
X11 from my MacBook Pro ?
>>
>> 3.  If X11 is a no go, then what is the right way to use it ?  Vnc ?  
=85.?
>>
>> Thanks ahead,
>> J=E1nos
>> P.S.  The reason for the server install is that it is more powerful 
than my MacBook.
>>
>>
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