Unable to open Matlab in Manjaro Linux

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After a recent update of my Manjaro OS, I'm unable to open Matlab.
I get the following error message:
MATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering.
/usr/local/MATLAB/R2019b/bin/glnxa64/MATLAB: error while loading shared libraries: libcrypt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
These are my system specifications:
System:
Host: joshitha-pc Kernel: 5.18.5-1-MANJARO arch: x86_64 bits: 64
Desktop: GNOME v: 42.2 Distro: Manjaro Linux
Machine:
Type: Laptop System: Acer product: Predator PH315-51 v: V1.24
serial: <superuser required>
Mobo: CFL model: Sienta_CFS v: V1.24 serial: <superuser required>
UEFI: Insyde v: 1.24 date: 12/05/2018
Battery:
ID-1: BAT1 charge: 22.3 Wh (79.1%) condition: 28.2/48.9 Wh (57.5%)
volts: 15.2 min: 15.2
CPU:
Info: quad core Intel Core i5-8300H [MT MCP] speed (MHz): avg: 905
min/max: 800/2300
Graphics:
Device-1: Intel CoffeeLake-H GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] driver: i915 v: kernel
Device-2: NVIDIA GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile] driver: N/A
Device-3: Realtek USB Boot type: USB driver: N/A
Display: x11 server: X.org v: 1.21.1.3 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.2 driver:
X: loaded: intel gpu: i915 resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
Message: Unable to show GL data. Required tool glxinfo missing.
Network:
Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi
Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
driver: r8168
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 1.03 TiB used: 89.37 GiB (8.5%)
Info:
Processes: 241 Uptime: 5m Memory: 7.61 GiB used: 2.49 GiB (32.7%)
Shell: Bash inxi: 3.3.18
Would really appreciate any help

Accepted Answer

Ritish Sehgal
Ritish Sehgal on 30 Jun 2022
It is my understanding that after you updated your OS, you are getting the shared error message while starting MATLAB in your linux machine.
Generally, this error shows up if you have a missing “libcrypt.so.1” library. This library is a part of “libxcrypt” package. Try to run the below command in your linux terminal:
>>sudo yum install libxcrypt-compat
Hope it helps!!

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