MATLAB: Does the Help browser display blank in MATLAB 7.4 (R2007a) on the Linux system

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When I start help browser by typing
helpdesk
at the MATLAB Command prompt or pressing "F1" key, the help browser appears but it only consists of title bar, there is no menu, toolbar or contents displayed as shown in the attached screenshot.

Best Answer

  • The underlying reason for the issue is using Beryl window manager although Linux is running under Gnome. To resolve the issue, turn off the Beryl window manager.