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Sage on Ubuntu17.10

asked 2018-04-28 07:46:27 -0500

mmmm1998 gravatar image

Sage not in repositories on ubuntu 17.10 and on download page I don't see version for Ubuntu newer than 16.04.
So, I should build Sage from source, right?
And if I will do it, could I add my compiled sage to the download page and Ubuntu repositories?

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answered 2018-04-28 17:23:54 -0500

slelievre gravatar image

updated 2018-04-29 09:26:34 -0500

To get SageMath under Ubuntu, you could either

  • install the Debian package by running in a terminal:

    sudo apt install sagemath-jupyter
    

    (this should work under: Debian >= 9; Ubuntu 17.04; Ubuntu >= 18.04; unfortunately not in Ubuntu 17.10),

  • install SageMath binary for your Ubuntu system from the SageMath download page.

  • build from source,
  • install using Conda,
  • install using Docker.

Note that Ubuntu 18.04 was just released which makes it a good time to upgrade.

Building from source is a good way to get the latest version.

If you build from source, I would suggest building the latest development release, currently SageMath 8.2.rc4.

When SageMath 8.2 is released, it should be nearly identical to SageMath 8.2.rc4.

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As I see your answer to this question, I'm curious to know; would it be the solution to my recent similar one: https://ask.sagemath.org/question/421... ? Thanks

Romuald_314 gravatar imageRomuald_314 ( 2018-04-29 06:10:41 -0500 )edit

@Romuald_314 -- checking again, it turns out SageMath is not available through the Ubuntu package manager in Ubuntu 17.10. Edited my answer here, and posted similar answer to your other question.

slelievre gravatar imageslelievre ( 2018-04-29 09:28:20 -0500 )edit

Thanks a lot.

Romuald_314 gravatar imageRomuald_314 ( 2018-04-29 14:59:29 -0500 )edit

What can I do if I don't have conda ?

Pourya gravatar imagePourya ( 2018-06-08 14:27:27 -0500 )edit

Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 and, in a terminal, run

sudo apt install sagemath-jupyter
slelievre gravatar imageslelievre ( 2018-06-10 05:37:25 -0500 )edit

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