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Sage Installation on Windows

asked 2010-10-07 00:54:20 -0500

David gravatar image

Hi,

I'm having a little trouble understanding how to run Sage on Windows 7. I've installed Virtual Box and I've downloaded and extracted the Sage files for Windows, but how exactly do I now run these files? Sorry for asking this but the installation instructions seemed a bit vague.

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answered 2010-10-07 01:10:39 -0500

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Hmm, another case of the Virtual Box... which we haven't supported for a few releases, I think.

I recommend doing the VMWare version, because that is all that is available now, I think. Then read this, which is hopefully pretty informative.

Follow up if this doesn't help!

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If VirtualBox is not supported for a last few releases, one should probably edit the windows install page on sagemath.org where VirtualBox and VMWare are presently treated as essentially equivalent options for a Windows user. kkumer ( 2010-10-16 11:35:32 -0500 )edit
I wasted 2 days in figuring out (digging up to this answer); hope, the above suggestion is acted upon ASAP; nonetheless, I am not commenting on Sage, having not been able to find it out first hand. Pranab ( 2011-02-01 20:32:37 -0500 )edit
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answered 2011-02-01 20:36:10 -0500

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I am curious: why the VirtualBox edition did not come up?

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