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Maxima is a computer algebra system comparable to commercial systems like Mathematica and Maple. It emphasizes symbolic mathematical computation: algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and much more.

Environment Modules

Run module spider maxima to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_MAXIMA_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_MAXIMA_BIN - executable directory

Additional Information

This is a GUI software. Follow the instructions at

Basic usage:

module load gui
launch_gui_session --module maxima -e xmaxima

Connect with xpra locally using the xpra command

xpra attach