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System Requirements - Release 11

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  • CD-ROM drive (for installation)
  • Netscape Navigator 3.0 and above or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and above is required.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 is required to view and print the MATLAB online documentation in PDF format

Unix/Linux Specific

  • 40 MB free disk space (100 MB to include all help files and documentation)
  • 64 MB memory, additional memory strongly recommended
  • 64 MB swap space (recommended)
Vendor Hardware O/S Version
Sun SPARC Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, 2.7
HP HP9000 PA-RISC HP-UX 10.20, 11.0
SGI R4000/R5000 IRIX 6.3, 6.5
SGI R8000/R10000 IRIX64 6.4, 6.5
IBM RS/6000 AIX 4.2, 4.3
DEC Alpha Digital UNIX 4.0d
RedHat &
Debian Distributions
Intel 486, Pentium,
Pentium Pro or Pentium II
Linux 2.0.34 kernel
RedHat 4.2, 5.1
Debian 2.0


Requirements are for all MathWorks Products except the MATLAB Student Version