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Dec 16, 2019  11:12 AM | Isabelle Faillenot - hospital Saint-Etienne
error in starting NiiStat
Dear all,

I can't start NiiStat on a cluster (CentOS), matlab2017a with SPM12.
"matlabWindow application failed to launch"
I wonder if someone have an idea (other than install the library libXScrnSaver, as seen on the web, and done...)

matlab' commands I used :

see attached file for the complete error message.

if I use the commande "NiiStat"
I have this message :
Error using NiiStat (line 85)
Unable to find Excel file named
Attachment: niistat19.png
Dec 16, 2019  11:12 AM | Chris Rorden
RE: error in starting NiiStat
Sounds like you need to update to the latest version
I would encourage you to install using Git Clone, which will allow the software to always check for updates. This is described on the Github home page:

From the command line, type "git clone to create a repository. This requires you to have the git software installed (it comes with OSX and Linux, but will have to be manually installed fore Windows-based PCs). The advantage of this method is that the software will automatically keep up to date
Jan 21, 2020  02:01 PM | Isabelle Faillenot - hospital Saint-Etienne
RE: error in starting NiiStat
Thank you for your suggestion...

the error is still the same with matlab R2017b. 
but with matlab R19a it works.

SO thank you !