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Update to Sage 6.5 on Ubuntu 14.10

asked 2015-03-19 02:50:12 -0500

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My current version is Sage 6.4 on Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that Sage is not updated by the update system of ubuntu and I didn't succeed in updating sage to the latest version by hand.

After executing the instructions there

sudo -E apt-add-repository -y ppa:aims/sagemath
sudo -E apt-get update
sudo -E apt-get install sagemath-upstream-binary

The system answer that "sagemath-upstream-binary is already the latest version".

Thanks for your solutions! Arnaud

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answered 2015-03-19 03:48:31 -0500

tmonteil gravatar image

updated 2015-03-19 04:09:53 -0500

The reason is that the 6.5 is not packaged for 14.10 (utopic) yet, the latest available Sage release for this ubuntu release is 6.4.1, see the difference between this page for utopic and that page for trusty.

There is some work being currently done on supporting more architectures/releases for Ubuntu.

That say, note that if you already have Sage installed via the PPA, you can update it by only doing:

sudo -E apt-get update
sudo -E apt-get upgrade

So that the package will be updated automatically when a new version appears.

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Thanks for your answer! I will wait for the new version...

Arnaud1418 gravatar imageArnaud1418 ( 2015-03-19 07:14:30 -0500 )edit

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