Reference:GeoGebra Installation FAQ

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GeoGebra Installation

Where can I get the beta-test versions?

GeoGebra Website: https://beta.geogebra.org

GeoGebra Graphing Calculator:

GeoGebra Classic:

GeoGebra 3D Graphing Calculator:

GeoGebra Geometry Calculator:

GeoGebra CAS Calculator:

GeoGebra Scientific Calculator:

My computer crashed, where's my work?

Have a look in the computer's temporary folder and look for the most recent file like GeoGebraUndoInfo6533063557894725659.ggb

Quickest way in Windows: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/faq/id-2082907/temp-folder-windows.html

or just type this in Windows Explorer

%temp%

then Enter.

What's happened to offline export as a webpage?

If you upload your worksheet to https://www.geogebra.org/materials then you can download it as an "Offline Worksheet (.zip)" for example https://www.geogebra.org/material/show/id/RHYH3UQ8#download-popup

Where is the online version?

https://www.geogebra.org/graphing

GeoGebra Classic 6 Won't Start (or opens off-screen)

Delete this folder C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra

This is a hidden folder, so can be hard to find. One way is to press <Windows>R and then copy and paste this (changing <username> to your Windows username)

explorer /n, /e, /select, C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra

then right-click -> Delete

3D View not working on GeoGebra 6

Try adding the line

app.commandLine.appendSwitch('ignore-gpu-blacklist', 'true');

after the line

const {app, BrowserWindow, Menu} = require('electron');

which is around line 24 in resources/app/main.js

Error "A Java Exception has occurred"

Delete this folder: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

This is a hidden folder, so can be hard to find. One way is to press <Windows>R and then copy and paste this (changing <username> to your Windows username)

explorer /n, /e, /select, C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

then right-click -> Delete

GeoGebra Classic 5 Won't Start (Windows)

Delete this folder: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

(see previous question for more details)

GeoGebra Classic 5 Won't Start (macOS)

Delete this folder: ~/Library/Containers/org.geogebra5.mac/Data/.GeoGebra5.0/prefs/

I updated GeoGebra Classic 5, but it keeps reverting to the previous version

Delete this folder: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

(see previous questions for more details)

Support for OSX 10.6, 10.7

Please try the version with Java 7 or upgrade for free to OSX 10.10

CAS View doesn't work in the Portable version (Classic 5, Windows)

Right-click on GeoGebra.exe and Run as Administrator

GeoGebra Classic 5 doesn't work well on my retina Macbook Pro

Go to Program Files then right-click on GeoGebra -> Info -> "Open in lower resolution"

How do I get the macOS version without going through the Mac App Store?

You can use a portable version, which you'll find here: www.geogebra.org/portable

Problems with Java Applets

Where has GeoGebra x.y gone?

  • Some older unsupported versions of GeoGebra are available here:

download.geogebra.org/installers/4.4/ download.geogebra.org/installers/4.2/ download.geogebra.org/installers/4.0/ download.geogebra.org/installers/3.2/

Java Errors, eg "Could not create the Java virtual machine."

  • Delete this folder:

C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

Can I run GeoGebra on my iPad / Win 8 / Android Tablet?

Yes, www.geogebra.org/download

Can I run GeoGebra on my Chromebook?

Yes, install the GeoGebra Chrome App

GeoGebra won't start

On Windows delete this folder: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\GeoGebra 5.0

On Mac delete ~/Library/Containers/org.geogebra5.mac/Data/.GeoGebra5.0/prefs/ where ~ stands for your home folder.

Clearing the Java Cache

  • Java Control Panel -> General -> Temporary Internet Files -> Settings -> Delete files...
  • To get the Java Control Panel in Windows 7/8/8.1/10, open Control Panel then type "Java" in the search box (top right).

Clearing the Browser's Cache

  • Internet Explorer: Internet Options -> General -> Delete
  • Chrome: "Hamburger"-> Settings -> Show Advanced Settings -> Privacy -> Clear Browsing Data
  • Firefox: Options -> Options -> Privacy -> Clear Recent History
  • Safari: Preferences -> Privacy -> Remove All Website Data
  • Other browsers: How do I clear my cache?

Network install (Windows)

wiki.geogebra.org/en/Reference:GeoGebra_Mass_Installation

Suppressing the "New version available" message (Windows)

  • Set this key in the Registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/JavaSoft/Prefs/geogebra/version_check_allow = false

  • or, using a command line argument:

Command_Line_Arguments

How do I run GeoGebra with more memory allocated?

Command_Line_Arguments

Problems with Zooming using Microsoft Wireless Mouse

help.geogebra.org/topic/mouse-wheel-only-zooms-out-will-not-zoom-in-

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