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System Requirements - Release 2006b

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

1024 MB (recommended)

* Running MATLAB R2006b 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.

Compilers (for MEX Files)


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

License Management

  • Some license types require a license server running FLEXnet, which is provided by the MathWorks installer
  • TCP/IP is required on all platforms when using a license server

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Support for Products on Operating Systems No Longer Supported

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