The answer to your first question is yes, to your second not really. To launch UQLab without the so-called splash screen you can modify the initialization command to
To hide console output associated with individual modules, you can adjust the
.Display option of all modules like
BayesOpts.Display = 'quiet'
This suppresses most console output, but does currently (v.1.3) not suppress the MCMC progress bar. If you really need to silence the progress bar output, I suggest you directly edit the
uq_textProgressBar function to not print anything.
The lines you would have to comment out are lines #40 and #44 of
uq_textProgressBar, i.e. the