Math but no Sage

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Math but no Sage

Postby dbrant on Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:33 pm

Much to my suprise I cannot find SageMath listed in Synaptic. Am i missing something or what? :o

Scilab, Maxima, gretl, Octave and gnuplot are all there. Some mention of Cantor backport(!?) but no Sage :?

Could anybody please enlighten if there is an easy way to install it?
I am running 64-bit maya with cinammon
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Re: Math but no Sage

Postby dagon on Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:46 pm

There is a ppa for it here:
https://launchpad.net/~aims/+archive/sagemath

Install this package with

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:aims/sagemath
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sagemath-upstream-binary
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Re: Math but no Sage [SOLVED]

Postby dbrant on Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:21 pm

Many thanks dagon

I took your sound advice with the ppa and it worked perfectly. Sage is now up and running flawlessly.

I forgot how diverse it is and consequently didn't appreciate the number of additional applications it's integrated with. A big installation, but well worth it.

Much appreciated
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