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SageMath 9.1 for Windows

asked 2020-06-03 21:51:41 +0200

danielvolinski gravatar image

updated 2020-06-04 08:54:54 +0200

FrédéricC gravatar image

Hi All,

Where can I get SageMath 9.1 for Windows? It does not appear in download mirrors.

Daniel Volinski

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if it doesn't appear in the download, why do you think there is a sagemath 9.1 for windows ready?

Masacroso gravatar imageMasacroso ( 2020-06-04 00:30:54 +0200 )edit

Because in front page, there is a link to download 9.1!

danielvolinski gravatar imagedanielvolinski ( 2020-06-04 06:24:22 +0200 )edit

@daniel I understand what you mean. Sometimes it took some time before a version of sagemath is ready, but the version 9.1 is ready for linux at this moment, this is why they made the announcement of the new version.

Masacroso gravatar imageMasacroso ( 2020-06-04 06:59:04 +0200 )edit

Strictly speaking, there is no Sagemath for Windows ; there is a port of Sagemath to Cygwin (a Linux emulation library for Windows) that comes with an installer. This is not an easy task, and some glitches may delay the production of a new version.

An alternative is to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and install Sagemath on top of that. With WSL1, I had some sucess with this (albeit with a long compilation time). I don't know if WSL2 (which os said to be a vast improvement) is already released in the general public : you may have to install a Windows preversion...


Emmanuel Charpentier gravatar imageEmmanuel Charpentier ( 2020-06-04 10:59:08 +0200 )edit

I've been using SageMath for Windows Native for two years now, no WSL and no virtualization. Could you please tell me if there is an estimate on the release of SageMath 9.1 for Windows Native? Thanks.

danielvolinski gravatar imagedanielvolinski ( 2020-06-04 13:09:31 +0200 )edit

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answered 2020-08-03 16:06:55 +0200

Iguananaut gravatar image

Sage 9.1 for Windows was released last week: Sorry for the long delay on this one.

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