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System Requirements - Release 2006a

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UNIX/Linux

Solaris

  Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks Products Solaris 10
Solaris 9*
Solaris 8*
SPARC
ultraSPARC
460 MB (MATLAB only) 512 MB

1024 MB (recommended)

* Running MATLAB R2006a on Solaris 8 or 9 requires that the OS have the current recommended patches. For information on which patches to install please refer to solution 1-21Q99R.

Linux

  Operating System Processors Disk Space RAM
32-bit MathWorks Products Linux - built using
  • kernel: 2.4.x or 2.6.x
  • glibc 2.3.2 & above
Pentium III
Pentium IV
Pentium Xeon
Pentium M
AMD Athlon
AMD Athlon MP
AMD Athlon XP
AMD Athlon 64
AMD Opteron
460 MB (MATLAB only) 512 MB
1024 MB (recommended)
64-bit MathWorks Products Linux - built using
  • kernel: 2.4.x or 2.6.x
  • glibc 2.3.4 & above
Intel EM64T processors

AMD64 processors
460 MB (MATLAB only) 512 MB

1024 MB (recommended)

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

Compilers (for MEX Files)

Graphics

  • 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

Support for Products on Operating Systems No Longer Supported

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