Mathematica is a math software by Wolfram enabling advanced mathematics computations.
Current version of Mathematica is 12.1
Make sure you have /astro/local/bin in your PATH or run module load mathematica
Text mode: math
Graphics mode: mathematica
Running the first time:
When running Mathematica the first time, you may see a "Activate online" screen.
- Press the "Other ways to activate" button
- Select "Connect to a network license server"
- Enter alruba2.uio.no and press the "Activate" button
Note to MacOS users
If you get the following error message when running mathematica on a linux machine and displaying over X11 on your MacOS machine:
libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast
run the following command and restart X11:
defaults write org.macosforge.xquartz.X11 enable_iglx -bool true
We only have 3 mathematica licenses, so please quit mathematica when you are not actively using it.
To see who is currently using mathematica: monitorlm
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