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    Default Mathematica 8 on opensuse12.1

    Hi,

    I upgraded from opensuse 11.4 to 12.1 yesterday...and mathematica8 stopped working....
    any ideas ?

    tnx,
    M.

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    Default Re: Mathematica 8 on opensuse12.1

    Am 17.11.2011 13:46, schrieb mvk00:
    >
    > Hi,
    >
    > I upgraded from opensuse 11.4 to 12.1 yesterday...and mathematica8
    > stopped working....
    > any ideas ?
    >
    > tnx,
    > M.
    >

    Since mathematia is a commercial program I would first ask their support
    if I were you.
    Otherwise start mathematica from a terminal and look if there are useful
    error messages (like about a missing library or so) which can help to
    identify what the problem is.


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    Default Re: Mathematica 8 on opensuse12.1

    I'll give this my guess:
    As Mathematica is installed, by default, into "/usr/local/Wolfram/Mathemtaice/8.0" with the main scripts for calling copied to /usr/local/bin I guess the latter were damaged/overwritten/whatsoever during the update.

    Try to call Mathematica directly from /usr/local/Wolfram/Mathematica/8.0/Executables.
    If this does not work you'll still see the error messages.

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    Default Re: Mathematica 8 on opensuse12.1

    Am 17.11.2011 17:36, schrieb Aquinox:
    >
    > I'll give this my guess:
    > As Mathematica is installed, by default, into
    > "/usr/local/Wolfram/Mathemtaice/8.0" with the main scripts for calling
    > copied to /usr/local/bin I guess the latter were
    > damaged/overwritten/whatsoever during the update.
    >

    You know that this has a likelihood near to or exactly equal to zero,
    nothing under /usr/local will ever be touched by any update or upgrade
    process of the system or its software.
    It is just much more likely that some shared library is missing which
    was used before or that a newer version incompatible with mathematica is
    installed now on the system and one has to find out which as I said before.

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