Unable to Update MATLAB on Ubuntu 18.04
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I am running MATLAB R2018b and noticed that update 4 is available from the notification menu. However, everytime I attempt to update, the installer states it does not have write permissions for the folder, obviously. I am unable to give update installer root permissions to update, it is not a huge problem, but the software costing $100 because I am a college student and not able to simply update is a dissapointment. UPDATE: I upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 and am still unable to give MATLAB root access, I love the program but the community is not helpful.
Bukoko Ikoki on 19 Dec 2019
For the current version of matlab, which is R2019b, presuming installation path is default and matlab is not running, try: