SOLVED : Install Matlab R2015a 64bit on Ubuntu

In order to do my research project, I need to install Matlab on my Ubuntu machine. So…here is step-by-step how to install Matlab R2015a (64 bit) on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit.

  1. Download Matlab R2015a 64 bit for Linux/Unix
    • Download torrent from here.
  2. Unzip the file
    • Go to terminal : $ bunzip2  R2015a-glnxa64.iso.bz2
    • Wait till finished.
    • At the end, you will have iso file
  3. Extract the iso file
    • You can use 7zip : $ 7zr x R2015a-glnxa64.iso
    • Wait again till finished.
  4. Replace the file “install.jar”
    • Go to the directory R2015a-glnxa64
    • Copy or replace the “install.jar” : $ sudo cp ~/Downloads/Matlab2015/fixr2015arel/install.jar  ./java/jar
  5. Install Matlab
    • Run in the terminal : $ ./install
    • Choose “Use a File Installation Key” –> “Yes” –> “I have a File Installation Key for my license”
    • Fill the blank with : 54422-40402-23817-20808-30933
    • Next, Wait the installation process is finished.
  6. Crack Matlab*ups
    • Replace “libmwservices.so” : $ sudo cp ~/Downloads/Matlab2015/fixr2015arel/libmwservices.so /usr/local/MATLAB/R2015a/bin/glnxa64
    • Now activate Matlab.
    • Go to your Matlab directory : $ cd /usr/local/MATLAB/R2015a/bin/
    • Run Matlab : $ ./matlab
    • Choose “Activate manually without Internet”.
    • Click “Next”, and choose “Enter the full path to your license file, including the file name”, then click “Browse” and choose  “/Downloads/Matlab2015/fixr2015arel/Standalone License.lic”.
  7. Install Matlab Support for Ubuntu
    • Install : $ sudo apt-get install matlab-support
  8. Run your Matlab
    • Go to directory Matlab : $ cd /usr/local/MATLAB/R2015a/bin/
    • And : $ ./matlab

Voila…Now Matlab is running on your Linux Ubuntu.

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