Student Computing Clusters

Setup Instructions for Maple 2019 - Unix

A network license of Maple has been purchased for the entire campus. This license allows 100 simultaneous users to access the software. Maple Box


Your computer meet the following requirements to use the networked version of Maple:

In addition, you must have a properly configured campus network connection to your computer. Office and classroom Ethernet connections along with residence hall ResNet connections meet this requirement. If you are using the UNH wireless network or are off-campus, you must connect via the UNH network VPN. Off-campus connections also require a suitably fast Internet connection such as DSL or cable modem. If you have questions about network connections, please contact the IT Help Desk at 862-4242.

Installation Instructions

The UNIX version of Maple must be completely installed on your local workstation. It will, however, connect to a central server for licensing.

  1. Connect to the repository for the installation files from Box at This folder is accessible to all UNH account holders, but you may have to login with your UNH username and password to gain access.
  2. Open the Maple folder.
  3. Open the Maple 2019.1 - Linux folder.
  4. Download the installer,
  5. Start the Installer:
    exec ./  
  6. Follow the on screen instructions.
  7. When prompted, enter the install location for Maple. If you are creating a new directory, make sure that you have write access to the parent directory. We recommend, and these instructions will assume, you have installed maple to /usr/local/maple.
  8. When asked to Choose the Licensing Type, select Network License. Then, in the next dialog, select Single Server.
  9. Enter as the name of the license server. Leave the port number at 27000
  10. You will then be asked to confirm your installation settings. Click 'install' to begin the installation.

Starting Maple

Maple executables are in /usr/local/maple/bin. 'maple' is the text-only version, and 'xmaple' is available for xwindows systems. You might need to add /usr/local/maple/bin to your default or local PATH environments.

Additional Installation Assistance

If you are unable to install Maple on your workstation, visit the Maple Support Center. IT is unable to offer support at this time.

Assistance With Maple

If you require assistance using Maple, you can get help from the following: If you believe there is a problem with the UNH networked installation of Maple (application crashes frequently, portions appear to be missing, errors accessing the server), please report the problem at 862-4242.