Running Matlab from Home

Running Matlab from Home - Running Matlab from Home...

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Running Matlab from Home Installing Cygwin The easiest and cheapest (free!) way to run Matlab on the engineering machines from your home computer running Windows is to install the program called Cygwin. This can be downloaded from this link . On this site, click on setup.exe, and follow the instructions. NOTE: by default, setup.exe does NOT install everything in the Cygwin package. In fact, it probably will not install the necessary files to display Matlab's output on your home computer. On the appropriate screen, you need to click on the little round arrow icon next to 'All' until the word to the right reads 'install'. Warning, the installation will take a while and use up a lot of disk space, approximately 3GB! Using Cygwin Double click on the Cygwin icon on your desktop. At the prompt, type startx v In the new window that opens up, type ssh -X -l username linux.engr.ucsb.edu where username should be replaced by your user name. Enter your password. NOTE: If you do the following and Matlab still doesn't work, instead try
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