I'm connecting over ssh to a machine running Maple. Is there a way to run a script, let's say derp.mpl, such that after executing the script Maple is still running?

Something perhaps analogous to running python like this:

python -i derp.py
  • $\begingroup$ I realize that this is actually a bad question (about Maple rather than math) however It still seems to be the most appropriate stack exchange site for this. Sorry in advance! $\endgroup$
    – C-o-r-E
    Apr 26, 2012 at 20:49
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    Apr 26, 2012 at 23:16

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The -F option allows the session to stay open (not quit) after completing whatever computation was started by the script.

maple -F derp.mpl
  • $\begingroup$ Hi, what if I want to run a script from the Maple command line ? Is it possible to access to the terminal of the unix system in Maple itself ? (like in Mathematica, we can access it by ! my command) $\endgroup$
    – Smilia
    Feb 23, 2017 at 9:38
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    $\begingroup$ In the command-line/terminal Maple interface (in Linux/Unix) you can use ! in front of a command you want sent to the parent shell. You can also use the Maple commands system and ssystem in either the command-line or graphical-user (GUI) interfaces. See the Maple help-pages for those two commands. $\endgroup$
    – acer
    Feb 23, 2017 at 18:31

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