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bug pdflatex sage-6.2 ?

asked 2014-07-08 11:50:20 -0500

rafarob gravatar image

Hi guys.

In sage 6.1.1 and earlier you can evaluate without problems

sage: %latex sage: This is {\LaTeX}

but in sage 6.2 (with VM or native linux) we get the error: Error: PDFLaTeX does not seem to be installed. Download it from and try again. None

This is a bug? Is sage-6.2 an incomplete installation?

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answered 2014-07-08 16:37:44 -0500

Volker Braun gravatar image

(PDF)Latex is not part of Sage, but obviously some functionality depends on it. Install your distribution's LaTeX.

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Thank you very much. But we can't modify Sage ova version for windows under VirtualBox. We can't install pdflatex in ova version for windows. Am I not right?

rafarob gravatar imagerafarob ( 2014-07-09 19:14:24 -0500 )edit

You can install anything in the virtual appliance, see Open a root shell and run "yum install texlive"

Volker Braun gravatar imageVolker Braun ( 2014-07-10 10:32:34 -0500 )edit

Thank you very much for your help. Now everything works fine.

rafarob gravatar imagerafarob ( 2014-07-12 07:20:14 -0500 )edit

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