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Why does MATLAB crash when plotting with Linux drivers?

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I was trying to create a plot when suddenly MATLAB crashed? I am using a Linux machine.

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 1 Feb 2018
This is caused by a bug in the graphics card drivers related to OpenGL. To work around this issue utilize the version of OpenGL that ships with MATLAB.
To do so, use the "-softwareopengl" startup flag to start MATLAB. For more information regarding startup flags, please refer to the following page:
http://www.mathworks.com/help/matlab/ref/matlablinux.html
If switching to software OpenGL does not help to prevent additional crashes, please contact Technical Support:
http://www.mathworks.com/support/contact_us/
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Feng He
Feng He on 17 Jul 2020
It is weird. I don't know if the below phenomena is related to this.
I am using linux. Sometimes, I inputs some commands, and MATLAB gives me some hint about the function by popping up the signature of the function. After popping up, the hint never disappers; and MATLAB doesn't crash immediatly. The crash only happens after I exit matlab by typing exit.
The Stack Trace shows something is wrong with:
/opt/MATLAB/R2020a/bin/glnxa64/libmwfl.so+00853331.

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Joaquín Sánchez
Joaquín Sánchez on 13 Feb 2020
Thanks, solve my problem !
The solution is, leaunch matlab with:
./matlab -softwareopengl
Thanks ! !
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Victor Carreira
Victor Carreira on 22 Sep 2021 at 23:22
Unfortunately it didn't work for me.
script runs and do not show graphs.

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