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asked 2018-01-16 08:03:39 -0500

dg.aragones gravatar image

Hello everyone,

I'm a new Sagemath user and I'm interested in set up a GUI. The main ones I've found are Spyder and Cantor. However, Spyder is intended for Python and the Sagemath backend for Cantor doesn't seem to work properly...

How can I configure Spyder and Cantor to work with Sagemath as a backend?

Thank you so much for your answers!

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Just use the Jupyter / IPython notebook ?

FrédéricC gravatar imageFrédéricC ( 2018-01-16 08:16:29 -0500 )edit

The Jupyter notebook is really good, but it's browser-based and I prefer to work in a proper GUI...

dg.aragones gravatar imagedg.aragones ( 2018-01-16 15:28:17 -0500 )edit

There's nothing "proper" or "improper" about the Juypter Notebook as a GUI. I suppose you mean some kind of native GUI.

Iguananaut gravatar imageIguananaut ( 2018-01-22 09:11:55 -0500 )edit

@slelievre: I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.

dg.aragones gravatar imagedg.aragones ( 2018-02-17 07:39:22 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-03-01 05:07:10 -0500

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updated 2018-03-01 05:20:44 -0500

Have you installed SageMath and Cantor? What do you mean exactly by "the Sagemath backend for Cantor doesn't seem to work properly"? Here are some resources about Cantor:

Another option is to use SageMath inside TeXmacs.

Also, the bug might be on the Cantor side. Have you reported the issue on the Cantor forum or mailing list?

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@slelievre: Yes, I've installed both. It seems that the bug is on Cantor as discussed here: Thank you so much for the resources!

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dg.aragones gravatar imagedg.aragones ( 2018-03-01 07:26:05 -0500 )edit

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