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Mathematica network license

So you want to run Mathematica on a computer which is permanently connected to the physics department network. Installation and configuration differes, depending on who is managing this computer. Be aware that this does not include the WLAN/eduroam or ZEDAT VPN networks. For hosts connected through WLAN or VPN you need to use a single-user license.

centrally managed Linux hosts

Mathematica is installed on all centrally managed Linux hosts by default. You run it by typing mathematica into a terminal window. You can start the non-graphical version by typing math. Older versions are also available by typing mathematica7 for example. <xterm> dreger@smart:~> math Mathematica 8.0 for Linux x86 (64-bit) Copyright 1988-2011 Wolfram Research, Inc.

In[1]:= 1+1

Out[1]= 2 </xterm>

centrally managed Windows hosts

To install Mathematica you simply select it from Control PanelPrograms and FeaturesInstall a program from the Network:

self-administered computers

You need to download the Mathematica installer from https://software.physik.fu-berlin.de. Install Mathematica on your computer and start the program. You will be asked to activate Mathematica. Choose Other ways to activate using the button at the bottom of the window:

In the next window choose Connect to a network license server:

Type in the address of the Mathematica license server (mathlm.physik.fu-berlin.de) and klick the Activate button:

software/mathematica/network-license.txt · Last modified: 2012/03/21 21:44 by dreger