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R2018b update 3 in linux

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Bert RAM Aerts
Bert RAM Aerts on 25 Feb 2019
Commented: Bert RAM Aerts on 25 Feb 2019
Hi,
I run Matlab R2018b update 2 in Ubuntu 18.10, of course as a non-root user.
If I try to update to update 3, I get an error that the install directory is not writable - of course - it should ask the sudo password.
I installed update 2 by reinstalling Matlab after downloading matlab_R2018b_glnxa64.zip which contained update 2.
Now I need to do the same but the download matlab_R2018b_glnxa64.zip does not contain update 3.
Please correct both issues.
Kind regards,
Bert
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Bert RAM Aerts
Bert RAM Aerts on 25 Feb 2019
Dirty trick to be able to use the matlab GUI to install update 3:
bert@Dell7577Linux:/usr/local/MATLAB$ sudo chown -R bert R2018b/
bert@Dell7577Linux:/usr/local/MATLAB$ sudo chgrp -R bert R2018b/
and after installation:
bert@Dell7577Linux:/usr/local/MATLAB$ sudo chgrp -R root R2018b/
bert@Dell7577Linux:/usr/local/MATLAB$ sudo chown -R root R2018b/

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