By Petr Kout, August 25, 2014
The other day I was installing Matlab 2011b on my Linux machine and when I ran the ./install command in terminal, I got the following error message:
Error: Caused by: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: /home/petr/matlabinstallation/bin/glnxa64/libinstutil.so: /home/petr/matlabinstallation/bin/glnxa64/libstdc
After some googling, I found the solution.
The problem is that in bin/glnxa64, a symbolic link is converted to a regular file and needs to be recreated as a symbolic link to the proper library file. To do that, follow the commands below:
cd bin/glnxa64 rm libstdc++.so.6 ln -s libstdc++.so.6.0.13 libstdc++.so.6
Your library versions might differ a bit – change the file names correspondingly. Once done, you can go ahead and start your installation with ./install in the directory where your installation script is.
Solution source: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/56822-installation-probelms-r2012b-on-ubuntu-12-10-quantal