How to use MathWorks MATLAB in the BIF


Is any dongle available or required?

No, it is not

Where to find it in the BIF

All Linux computers

How to run it (old way)

Matlab 7.7.0 (R2008b): type 'spm5' in the terminal

Matlab 7.10.0 (R2010a): type 'spm8' in the terminal

Matlab 8.0 (R2012b): type 'matlab2012b' in the terminal

Matlab 8.1 (R2013a): type 'matlab2013a' in the terminal

Matlab 8.3 (R2014a): type 'matlab2014a' in the terminal

Matlab 9.0.1 (R2016a): type 'spm12' in the terminal

How to run it with modules

1) load Matlab environment with module system:

1a) module load matlab/2014a for Matlab 2014a

1b) module load matlab/2014b for Matlab 2014b

1c) module load matlab/2015a for Matlab 2015a

1d) module load matlab/2015b for Matlab 2015b

1e) module load matlab/2016a for Matlab 2016a

1f) module load matlab/2016b for Matlab 2016b

1g) module load matlab/2017a for Matlab 2017a

1h) module load matlab/2017b for Matlab 2017b


2) then start matlab in terminal with command:


Current version

Matlab R2017b; since Decembre 2017

More available information

MathWorks MATLAB 2014a