Can't reload '/usr/loca​l/matlab-r​es.2015b/b​in/glnxa64​/libmwosgs​erver.so'

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I use "MatLab" in an old SUN workstation in Linux environment. It is too old to run "MatLab 2015b" and cant not be upgraded. So I use "ssh -XC" to connect to a new Linux server and run "Matlab 2015b". It works normally when I do computation or run a matlab script without plot. However, when I try to generate a figures, it shows error message as:
Can't reload '/usr/local/matlab-res.2015b/bin/glnxa64/libmwosgserver.so'
for example:
>> clear all;
>> x = linspace(0,2*pi,1001);
>> y = sin(x);
>> plot(x,y)
Error using gca
While setting the 'Parent' property of 'Axes':
Can't reload '/usr/local/matlab-res.2015b/bin/glnxa64/libmwosgserver.so'
Error in newplot (line 68)
ax = gca(fig);
I did check the file, "libmwosgserver.so" and it indeed in the fold. What is the problem and how to solve it?
Huang
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Martijn
Martijn on 4 Oct 2017
Edited: Martijn on 4 Oct 2017
While the basic idea of Joseph is correct, make MATLAB use the same libstdc++ version as your system, there is a slightly better option where you actually make MATLAB use your system's libstdc++ itself (which also then addresses Ulrich's comment). See the answer I posted below.

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Martijn
Martijn on 4 Oct 2017
This issue may be related to a version conflict between system libraries and the libstdc++ version included with MATLAB. You may be able to resolve this issue by making MATLAB use your system's libstdc++ instead of the libstdc++ shipped with MATLAB. While you can accomplish this in the way described by Joseph above, there is a better way:
From a Linux shell (with appropriate permissions to make modifications in your MATLAB installation, i.e. use "sudo" if needed or work with your system administrator):
1. cd into your MATLAB sys/os/glnxa64 directory.
2. Create a new directory named "old":
mkdir old
3. Move libstdc++* into the old directory:
mv libstdc++* old
Now MATLAB no longer can find its own libstdc++ and it will automatically switch to working with your system's libstdc++.
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Amose Yao
Amose Yao on 21 Jan 2017
Did you solve this problem? How? thx~

Khurram Aziz
Khurram Aziz on 29 Sep 2019
To those people having issues related to rendering after the above fix, try starting matlab with the -softwareopengl option. I was getting the same error and starting with this option fixed it - I'm not tech savvy enough to know why though.

Sergio Duarte
Sergio Duarte on 3 Apr 2020
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 4 Apr 2020
That was a different bug related to TLS entries, and the error message for that bug always mentions "TLS".

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