Installing Matlab R13 useing Linux compatibility

Dan Pelleg daniel+bsd at
Mon Sep 8 05:50:40 PDT 2003

"Robert Stickney" <stickney at> writes:

> I have the student version installed and I am running FreeBSD 5.0 with linux
> binary compatibility.  I brandelf'ed the Matlab executable and I still get
> this error when I run Matlab.
> Matlab: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared
> object file: No such file or directory 
> I am not sure that I have the linux binary compatibility installed correctly
> because when my computer boots i get many error that look like this:
> /compat/linux/sbin/ldconfig: /usr/X11R6/lib/ is not a symbolic link
> Thanks for you help,
> Robert Stickney

I don't use linux compat on 5.X, but it looks like your installation is
broken. See if you can find any tips in the handbook:

Note it includes a Matlab section, which is known to work on 4.X.


  Dan Pelleg

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