To start MATLAB® on Linux® platforms, type
the operating system prompt.
If you did not set up symbolic links in the installation procedure,
matlabroot is the name of the folder
in which you installed MATLAB.
After starting MATLAB, the desktop opens. Desktop components that were open when you last shut down MATLAB are opened on startup.
DISPLAY environment variable is not
set or is invalid, the desktop does not display. If you have trouble
starting MATLAB, see Troubleshooting Installation topics in the Installation
To execute a MATLAB script, for example
via a remote ssh login, at the command shell type:
ssh local.foo.com matlab -nodisplay -nojvm < hello.m
ssh command pipes
hello.m to MATLAB running
on the remote host,
starts MATLAB without the desktop.