Matlab activation instructions in the Graduate Computer Lab

  • (Ubuntu) Navigate to a terminal and enter the following command:
    • /usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin/activate_matlab.sh

  • (Windows) Search for “activate matlab” in the start menu.

  • A Dialog box will pop up asking how you would like to activate matlab, select “Activate manually without the internet” and click next.
  • Select “Enter the full path to your license...”
  • In the box below enter /matlablicenses/gradlabXX.lic (or C:/matlablicenses/gradlabXX.lic for Windows) where XX is which computer you’re at. It should say the number on the front of all of the computers in the gradlab.
  • Click next and matlab should be activated.
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