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Is there any way to use SageMath on macOS Big Sur??

asked 2020-11-14 22:26:23 +0200

Safa Amasha gravatar image

updated 2020-11-15 10:12:27 +0200

FrédéricC gravatar image

I downloaded SageMath-9.2 on my mac,but every time I try ro use the notebook (by running "sage -n jupyter" on my terminal) I get the following massage:

" Please wait while the Sage Jupyter Notebook server starts... Traceback (most recent call last): File "/Applications/", line 307, in have_prerequisites from notebook.notebookapp import NotebookApp File "/Applications/", line 66, in from tornado import httpserver File "/Applications/", line 29, in import ssl File "/Applications/", line 98, in import _ssl # if we can't import it, let the error propagate ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '_ssl'

The Jupyter notebook requires ssl, even if you do not use https. Install the openssl development packages in your system and then rebuild Python (sage -f python3). " And also I can't open the app either for some reason ..... every time I click on the app I get a small window saying : "Jupyter Server failed to start" "For some reason the Jupyter server failed to start. Please check the log for clues, and have that information handy when asking for help."

I hope for some help, its very important for me because I must use SageMath for my college project.. thanks in advance

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Thank you so much!

Safa Amasha gravatar imageSafa Amasha ( 2020-11-15 10:15:24 +0200 )edit

There's always Cocalc as well if you have an internet connection.

dazedANDconfused gravatar imagedazedANDconfused ( 2020-11-16 01:42:13 +0200 )edit

I had the same/similar issue when upgrading to 9.2. I just downgraded to 9.1 and all is fine. gravatar ( 2020-11-17 14:23:06 +0200 )edit

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answered 2021-01-22 17:48:44 +0200

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Sage working on my M1 MacBook Pro with the latest Big Sur update (11.1)

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