Package Details: mathematica 10.4.1-1

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Package Base: mathematica
Description: A computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.
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Licenses: proprietary
Submitter: Feanor12
Maintainer: kjslag
Last Packager: kjslag
Votes: 40
Popularity: 2.412966
First Submitted: 2011-03-03 21:27
Last Updated: 2016-05-03 20:29

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kjslag commented on 2016-05-03 20:29

@mirh done

mirh commented on 2016-05-03 19:32

It wouldn't be bad if you could edit this with local:// "protocol" instead of the unsupported file://

davossboss commented on 2016-04-26 06:12

Thanks someonerandom and kjslag, downgrading worked very well. No problems installing the package.

kjslag commented on 2016-04-25 17:17

If you can't install due to the gzip-1.7 error, you could downgrade gzip by downloading and installing gzip-1.6 from

torfan commented on 2016-04-25 14:23

@someonerandom I installed yesterday Arch Linux with KDE Desktop and I can't install Mathematica. I have the problem you describe. I don't know how to apply the patch you refer. How I will install Mathematica (or the patch)?

Thanks in advance.

someonerandom commented on 2016-04-24 12:28

If someone recently wants to build this package, keep away from gzip-1.7-1:

gzip: write error: Bad file descriptor
expr: syntax error
Critical Failure in CheckSpace_()
Unix/Installer/MathInstaller: line 3484: [: =: unary operator expected
Unix/Installer/MathInstaller: line 3488: [: =: unary operator expected
Unix/Installer/MathInstaller: line 3484: [: =: unary operator expected
Unix/Installer/MathInstaller: line 3488: [: =: unary operator expected

This is only fixed at git at the moment:

kjslag commented on 2016-04-22 01:35

@chrisbdaemon: Yes, they keep renaming their desktop files... :/

Also, the xdg-icon-resource errors from 10.3.1 are back. (It was temporarily fixed in 10.4.0.) Luckily, these errors appear to be harmless. I emailed Wolfram about it again.

chrisbdaemon commented on 2016-04-20 16:27

Has anyone had success installing 10.4.1? I changed the pkgver and the md5 hashsum and the installation fails. No real information on why either.

Update: Found the problem, wolfram-mathematica10.desktop is now wolfram-mathematica.desktop

doug commented on 2016-03-21 21:11

yes it works, we are using MathLM network license manager and have no problem activating

kjslag commented on 2016-03-19 19:34

I hope so. However, I haven't managed to successfully activate Mathematica 10.4 yet. Neither the online nor offline password generator have worked for me, and I'm still discussing with tech support. If someone confirms that 10.4 does indeed work on Arch, I'll update the package. You can test by changing the pkgver line near the top of the PKGBUILD, and then build using
makepkg --skipinteg

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