Mathematica How To Obtain for Mac OS X
The instructions on this page are for university owned machines only that have "Property of UT Arlington" asset tags, also referred to as UTA assets in this document. These are typical faculty/staff office computers that are connected to the UTA network. Please contact OIT Help Desk for instructions on how to obtain Mathematica for computer labs utilizing an imaged based deployment, such as Symantec Ghost.
How to Get:
Please contact Wolfram directly for instructions on how to install Mathematica on personally owned faculty machines. You will need to fill out the Wolfram's Staff Home Use Mathematica License form located at http://www.wolfram.com/siteinfo/academic/homeuse.cgi. Please contact OIT Help Desk for the required License Key.
The UT System has arranged to sell student licenses through HiEd Inc for $30.00 per year (January through December). Please see www.hied.com/utarlington more information.
How to Use:
Open Finder. Click Go and Connect to Server.
- Enter smb://ghost1.uta.edu/software$/Mathematica-7 in the Server Address field and click Connect. Enter your NetID and password if prompted.
When running Mathematica for the first time you will be prompted to enter license information. Select Network License which is the second button, and enter lm-mathematica7.uta.edu. Click OK. If you had previously installed an older version of Mathematica you may not be prompted.
Click Yes if you are asked to install Spotlight plugin and follow the default installation instructions.