Installation guide 9.4 – TAH Designated Computer- Online

Online Installation for Stand Alone PCs
(TAH Designated Computer)

Before You Install

Downloading & Applying for Mathworks Account

Make sure you have filled the TAH Designated Computer Form online and have obtained a Mathworks account

    1. Login to your Mathworks Account by clicking the link “Mathworks Login” and login with your registered email id and password

  1. To Download Matlab -> Click on the following Link “Matlab-R2018a
  2. Select the Operating System which you have mentioned in the form

  1. The Download Should start

Before you run the installer:

  • Windows Systems
    Get the name and password of the administrator account on your computer. The installer modifies the system registry during installation.

  • Linux Systems
    Get the root password. You can install MATLAB software without superuser privileges, however, it limits certain installation options. For example, if you want to setup symbolic links to the matlab command, install product files in a protected folder, or edit the system boot script, you must have superuser status.

  • Macintosh Systems
    Get the name and password of the administrator account on your computer. The administrator account is the user account you set up when you configured your Macintosh system; this is not your MathWorks Account. During installation, you must enter this name and password in the Authenticate dialog box, shown below.

Consider disabling virus-checking software and Internet security applications on your system for the duration of the installation process. These applications can slow down the installation process or cause it to appear unresponsive (or to hang).

Step 1: To Start the Installation

Installation from the downloaded installer
For Windows
Installation of Matlab on Windows
  • Open the downloaded installer file “matlab_R2018a_winXX.exe” by right clicking and “Run as Administrator”
  • The setup file should start extracting the packaging and start the Installer after it completes extracting

The next steps are as given below.

For Mac

Installation of Matlab on Mac OS

      • Double-click the downloaded archive file to extract the files that you downloaded from the MathWorks website.
      • After extracting the files, open the installer folder and double-click to begin the Installation

The next steps are same.

For Linux

Installation guide for Mathlab in linux

    • Make sure you have unrar installed in your pc. If not please follow the following
    • commands and install unrar
    • # yum install unrar (redhat, fedora)
    • # apt-get install unrar (ubuntu)
    • Use the following command to extract the Packages.
    • # unrar x filename.rar
    • After extracting make sure executable permission is given to java and install file.
    • # sudo chmod +x java/
    • # sudo chmod +x install
    • # chmod +x sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin
    • # chmod +x java ( which is located in sys/java/jre/glnxa64/jre/bin)
    • For installing the matlab go to the folder where you have extracted Matlab and use the following command :
    • #./install

The next steps are as given below.

Step 2: If you are working behind a proxy network, then follow the below step, else Select “Log in with a Mathworks Account” and click Next and continue with “Step 3”

Select the option “Login with a MathWorks Account” and click Next

Note: Under “Connection Settings” DO NOT set any proxy server address or port number”

Step 3: Login to Mathworks Account & Review the License Agreement

Select the “Login into your Mathworks Account” option and enter your Mathworks registered email address and password in the respective fields
and click Next.
Review the software license agreement and, if you agree with the terms, select Yes and click Next.

Step 4: License Selection Key

In this window, click on the option “Select a License”. And your License details should be shown in the window. Click on Next.

Step 5: Specify the Installation Folder

Specify the name of the folder where you want to install MathWorks products.Accept the default installation folder or click Browse to select a different one. If the folder doesn’t exist, the installer creates it.

On Macintosh systems, the installer puts the MATLAB application package,, in the Applications
folder, by default.

When specifying a folder name, you can use any alphanumeric character and some special characters, such as underscores. The installer will tell you if the name you specified includes any characters that are not permitted in file names. If you make a mistake while entering a folder name and want to start over, click Restore Default Folder.

After making your selection, click Next.

Step 6: Specify Products to Install

You can specify which products you want to install in the Product Selection dialog box. This dialog box lists all the products associated with the license you selected or with the File Activation Key you specified. In the dialog box, all the products are preselected for installation. If you do not want to install a particular product, clear the checkbox next to its name. After selecting the products you want to install, click Next to continue with the installation.

Select desired Installation Options. “Add shortcut to desktop”, “Programs Folder on Start Menu”. Click On Next

Step 7: Confirm Your Choices and Begin Installation

Before it begins copying files to your hard disk, the installer displays a summary of your installation choices. To change a setting, click Back. To proceed with the installation, click Install.

The Download of the selected packages should begin, make sure the Internet connection is not interrupted as it may take minimum 30-60mins based on your network speed and the modules which you have selected for download & installation.

Additional Configuration, Click Next

Step 8: Activating Matlab & Completing the Installation

When the installation successfully completes, the installer displays the Installation Complete dialog box.
“Check” Activate MATLAB and Click on “Next”.

Step 9: Confirm Selection

You will be shown a License Number, and the Activation type and activated by : your email id.
Click Confirm if the information is correct

On Successful Activation, “Activation Complete” message will be shown. Finish.