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Add-On Explorer not starting

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Hannes Bartle
Hannes Bartle on 9 Apr 2018
Answered: Jay Vaidya on 4 Sep 2020
When I try to start the Add-On Explorer in Matlab 2018a on Arch Linux it crashes. I followed the steps described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Matlab#Addon_manager_not_working to solve some linking issues with the glib libraries but it doesn't seem to work.
Oddly, I can run the ./MATLABWindow binary inside /usr/local/MATLAB/R2018a/bin/glnxa64...
Thanks in advance!

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Jay Vaidya
Jay Vaidya on 4 Sep 2020
Please try to run the following in the MATLAB Command Window:
>> opengl software
And then try opening the Add on explorer again. It worked for me.
If that works, you can save the preference so that MATLAB always opens with Software OpenGL by running:
>> opengl('save','software')

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