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Run MATLAB from Nobel for Unix Computers


No VPN connection is required for off campus use. This can be used as alternative to installing a local license. Depending on your location, the interface may take several minutes to launch. By default all work gets saved to your H drive.

  1. Confirm your Unix account is enabled. See Solution 5216
  2. Launch Terminal
  3. Run the following commands in Terminal to connect to the Research Computing Nobel Cluster.
  • Type ssh -X
  • Type yes when prompted to save an RSA key. (this is the secure encryption key for the communication between your computer and the Princeton server).
  • Type your Princeton password when prompted
  • Run MATLAB by typing matlab
To quit MATLAB type exit at the MATLAB command prompt.
To close connection to Nobel type exit at the Terminal command prompt.