# Sage install error

checking for sqrt in -lm... no

configure: This system has no maths library installed.

configure: error: Exiting, since a maths library was not found.

Sage install error

checking for sqrt in -lm... no

configure: This system has no maths library installed.

configure: error: Exiting, since a maths library was not found.

0

I suppose the OS on your computer is GNU/Linux.

Try installing `libm`

, maybe by running the following command in a terminal.

```
sudo apt-get install libm
```

and try building Sage again.

Asked: **
2015-02-21 06:55:07 -0500
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Last updated: **Feb 23 '15**

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