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Topic: Matlab 2007b with Fedora Core 6
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David B. Chorlian

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Re: Matlab 2007b with Fedora Core 6
Posted: Dec 14, 2007 12:39 PM
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In <> writes:

>Dear group,

>I just tried to install Matlab 2007b under FC6. The installation seems
>to be successful.
>But when I type "matlab" in the terminal, after the splash screen,
>only command line mode is invoked, same thing happens when I type
>"matlab -nodesktop", with the standard matlab greeting

>"To get started, type one of these: helpwin, helpdesk, or demo.
> For product information, visit"

>If I type "matlab -nojvm", then in addition to above it also shows the
>< M A T L A B >
> Copyright
>1984-2007 The MathWorks, Inc.
> Version
> (R2007b)
>August 9, 2007
>in addition to the welcome message.

>It is really weird that no error message or error log is generated.

>In addition, if I moved the java folder in $matlabroot/sys/, and type
>"matlab" it pops up a warning
>Warning: Cannot locate Java Runtime Environment (JRE) . . .

> 1. Either a correct JRE was not available for redistribution
> this release was shipped, in which case you should refer
>to the
> Release Notes for additional information about how to get

> 2. Or you have tried to use the MATLAB_JAVA environment
> to specify an alternate JRE, but MATLAB cannot find it.
> run 'matlab -n' to determine what value you are using for
> MATLAB_JAVA and fix accordingly.
>and still proceeds to the command line mode.

>When I type matlab -n, the MATLAB_JAVA variable is always empty, even
>if I set the environment variable to be the system java folder.

>Any help/suggestions will be appreciated.

Have you run ldd on the matlab binary?
Try using strace to run matlab; focus on the 'open()' calls.


David B. Chorlian
Neurodynamics Lab SUNY/HSCB

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