To start MATLAB® on Linux® platforms, type
the operating system prompt. If
you did not set up symbolic links in the installation procedure, then
the name of the folder in which you installed MATLAB.
After starting MATLAB,
the desktop opens. Desktop components that were open when you last
shut down MATLAB reopen. If the
variable is not set or is invalid, then the desktop does not display.
userpath folder to the search path.
To customize startup, see Specify Startup Options.
The MATLAB startup folder is the folder you are in when you get the MATLAB prompt. To change the default startup folder, see MATLAB Startup Folder.
If you have trouble starting MATLAB, then see Troubleshooting Installation (Installation, Licensing, and Activation).
On Linux platforms, the default startup folder is the folder from which you started MATLAB.
To specify the
userpath as the startup folder,
set the value of the environment variable
1 before startup. By default,
To specify a different folder for
for other options, call the MATLAB
To execute a MATLAB script
a remote ssh login, in a terminal window type:
ssh local.foo.com matlab -nodisplay -nojvm < hello.m
ssh command pipes
hello.m to MATLAB running
on the remote host
starts MATLAB without the desktop.