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The binary distribution is already compiled, you don't need to run make. Just run the sage executable that comes in it.

If you want to compile Sage, use the source distribution and run configure and make.

The If you downloaded a binary distribution distribution, it is already compiled, you don't need to run make. make. Just run the sage executable that comes in it.

If you want to compile Sage, use get the source distribution distribution and run configure and make.make.

In any event, after downloading Sage you get a directory where you find a file called README.md, which is also online at

./sage