.matlab folder in Linux

35 views (last 30 days)
Curtis
Curtis on 1 Aug 2019
Edited: Stephen on 4 Feb 2020
I am running R2019a on Linux and have noticed that there is a .matlab folder in my home directory. It is taking up 1.7G of data and I am only allowed 2.0G in my home folder. It seems it might have some settings related files and maybe some Cache files. See the directory listing below.
Is it safe to delete this directory? If I can't delete it without affecting functionality or performance, can I move the location of it? Given that this location is at max capacity, could this be effecting the performance of my MATLAB sessions?
Directory listing:
Matlab_cache_issue.png
  2 Comments
Stephen
Stephen on 3 Feb 2020
Judging by its contents, the folder is where MATLAB stores preference files:
As long as you don't mind losing all of your history, layout, etc., then you can delete this folder and MATLAB will recreate it (most likely smaller). You might find this useful:

Sign in to comment.

Answers (0)

Tags

Products


Release

R2019a

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!

Translated by