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Re: Maple on Fedora



On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 12:21:51PM -0700, Mike Cloaked wrote:
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> 
> 
> dfeustel wrote:
> > 
> > Has anyone experience using Maple on Fedora?
> > Any comments?
> > 
> > 
> 
> I have been using Maple in Fedora for some years from the old v9.5 days and
> before - install used to occasionally have issues, and Maple 11 in F9 needed
> some tricks with editing some config files associated with java to get it to
> work.  
> 
> However Maple 12 installs rapidly and efficiently in Maple 12.  Many of the
> problems associated with Maple 11 have been fixed in Maple 12, and this
> version works faster and cleaner in F10 than any previous linux version.
> 
> I also know that the Mathematica app will install in Linux but I have been
> too lazy to try it out especially since Maple 12 works so well in F10. By
> the way I teach using Maple so I do need to have it working - and I can
> recommend it.

Thanks for the comments. I am about to order Maple 12 and I'm trying to
decide between 32/64-bit implementations on either F9 or Suse 11. My
initial purpose in getting Maple is to be able to do symbolic tensor/differential
geometry calculations in general relativity as documented at aias.us.


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