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Matlab and XQuartz


Matlab on Yosemite

  • http://www.mathworks.com/support/bugreports/1098655
  • Download the attached .zip file associated with this Bug Report and store the file in the <MATLAB> folder. On a Mac you can access the <MATLAB> folder by command-clicking or right-clicking on the application icon, i.e. MATLAB_R2014a.app, and selecting Show Package Contents.
  • Extract the files from the .zip file by typing the following in a terminal window:
    cd <MATLAB>
    unzip <.zip file>


  • http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/newsreader/view_thread/336387
  • Find Matlab application file under Applications folder
  • Right (Control) click and select “Show Package Contents”
  • Navigate to : “Contents/Mac OS”
  • Right (control) click on “startMatlab” file
  • Make an Alias
  • Copy the Alias to another folder e.g. your desktop.
  • Run the alias.