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System Requirements - Release 14

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Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
Sun Solaris 2.8 SPARC
(MATLAB only with Help)
512MB (recommended)
64MB swap space
Sun Solaris 2.9
HP-UX 11.0 PA-RISC 2.0
HP-UX 11i
Linux - built using Kernel 2.4.x and glibc (glibc6) 2.2.5 Pentium III, IV
AMD Opteron**,
AMD Athlon,
Athlon XP,
Athlon MP,

** Runs MATLAB in 32 bit emulation mode. You can find more information on this at Solutions and Technical Notes (Solution: 1-1CAT7)

See our Software Maintenance and Support Policy for non-certified operating environments.

Compilers (for MEX Files)


  • 16-bit graphics or higher adaptor and display (24 bit recommended)
  • 24-bit graphics display for Sun Solaris

Other Recommended Items

  • Postscript Printer
  • Graphics accelerator card

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Support for Products on Operating Systems No Longer Supported

If you are enrolled in Software Maintenance Service, MathWorks will respond to technical questions and provide workarounds when possible for a period of two years from the date when MathWorks ended support for an operating system. See the platform road map for more information.