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What is the full procedure for installing matlab 2021a on a linux headless?

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Anmol Jarang
Anmol Jarang on 21 Jun 2021
Answered: Kiran Felix Robert on 24 Jun 2021
I am trying to install Matlab 2021a headlessly on a linux server. To do this, I downloaded the web installer on windows 10, then selected the "Download only" option from the "advanced tab" for linux. This downloaded a full (unzipped) directory of matlab. I transferred the files to my linux system, then when I attempt to install, I get the same error as here. The steps to fix it depend on unzipping the directory within linux, but the initial download (from windows 10) gives me a completely unzipped file. I've been zipping this up and moving that to the linux system via sftp.
So, my question is- am I doing this right? is there some link I can use to grab the files directly ("curl")?

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Kiran Felix Robert
Kiran Felix Robert on 24 Jun 2021
Hi Anmol,
Please refer the Download Products Without Installing and Install Noninteractively documentations for installing if you have not already done so.
The answer that has been accepted for the query here gives the solution to your problem.
Since you are instaliing headless, you have to,
  1. Use the Download only option to download the file on windows
  2. Zip it in windows and move it to linux
  3. Perform the steps given in the Workaround steps A and B.

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