From my understanding you want to run MATLAB in your Linux system. MATLAB must be launched from the command line on Linux. If you completed installation as root user, you may have had the option to install symbolic links to MATLAB in a folder on your system path. If you selected to install these links you can launch MATLAB from the command line, regardless of current working directory, by typing the command:
If this does not work, or if you did not install the symbolic links during installation, you must launch MATLAB by specifying the full path to the MATLAB start script:
user@host$> cd $MATLABROOT/bin
where $MATLABROOT is the full path to your MATLAB installation directory, ex:
then launch MATLAB using the following command:
See the Documentation for additional information about starting MATLAB on Linux.
If you want to create short cut for MATLAB in Linux, To do so, start by moving into /usr/local/bin:
Then create the link with the ln -s command. For example, if you are using R2020b, run this command:
ln -s /usr/local/MATLAB/R2020b/bin/matlab matlab
This will allow you to run MATLAB from anywhere on your system without needing to first navigate to the MATLAB installation directory.