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Month: October 2012

Matlab does not start, only as root.

From: Uwe Brauer <oub.oub.oub@...>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2012 17:02:17 +0200


I just installed Kubuntu 10.04 on a different machine and
then trinity. Everything went smooth, also my matlab
installation went fine.

Then I installed kscreensaver-kde3

(I am now on a different machine and don't have all the details)
kscreensaver-xsavers-extra-kde3 kscreensaver-xsavers-kde3
and the trouble started, finally I had to do a 

sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/kscrensaver-Idont-the details.deb

But the installation proceeded, but after that, 
I could only run matlab as root, otherwise I got a
segmentation fault.

When I use KDE4 Everything is fine. I repeated the matlab
installation and the problem remains.

Any idea? (Otherwise I have to reinstall the whole beast I am