# Simplified MATLAB Install

This is a stub. Please see the MATLAB application page for more information and a general overview of MATLAB and its use at UAB.

## MATLAB Simplified Install

A quick sketch of the install:

2. Add the following content to the network.lic file in the installation
SERVER lmgr.uabgrid.uab.edu 27000
USE_SERVER


On Mac's this file is located in /Applications/MATLAB_R2010a.app/licenses/network.lic

## Common Issues

### libXp.so.6 Error when starting MATLAB on a Red Hat / Fedora workstation

When executing 'matlab' on a Red Hat / Fedora workstation you may receive the following error:

'bin/glnxa64/MATLAB: error while loading shared libraries: libXp.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

The solution is to install the libXp package (this will require root privileges)

\$ sudo yum install libXp