I connect to my raspi by ssh with X11 forwarding enabled. I can start xclock and it gets displayed to my X Display on a Fedora system, so no problem there.

I then installed the wolfram package and try to start it in X11 mode, but it always only starts the interactive shell. What do I need to do to start the wolfram package in X11 mode to display it on my remote computer?

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    Running mathematica via SSH brought up the Wolfram Mathematica window remotely for me. – HeatfanJohn Nov 23 '13 at 17:03
  • thanks, that was it, I just started the wrong program. Sorry I am new to this software :) please post your comment as an answer so I can mark it as the right answer. – Hartmut Nov 24 '13 at 16:14
  • Just curious, what program were you running? – HeatfanJohn Nov 24 '13 at 20:49
  • I used the "wolfram" command, but this is just the interpreter for the language. And when I took a look into the package with dpkg -L I just must have missed the mathematica command. – Hartmut Nov 26 '13 at 9:32
  • Please excuse me for this related question. I also use mathematica in a RPi in a exported X11 display over SSH in a LAN, and it is rather slow. Even typing is slow, if you type quickly, the interface has to catch you. I was wondering if this also happens in the local X server or if it only happens in remote. I don't have my RPi connected to a display. Thanks :) – siritinga Jan 4 '14 at 14:36

The solution to the problem was to run the command mathematica from the command prompt.

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