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I installed Sage 9.1 but my terminal says I have Sage 9.0 installed.

asked 2020-07-08 12:42:56 -0500

powerengineer gravatar image

Hello all, I just recently installed Sage 9.1 from a tar folder. It initially said I successfully installed Sage 9.1. After I closed the terminal and launched sage, the new terminal says it is sage 9.0. I tried installing Sage 9.0 before, but it never complied since I did not have the FORTRAN. I am not sure if that is creating a conflict. I am using Linux Mint 19.3 as my OS. I am relatively new to sage, so I might be wrong about the installation. Thank you for the help.

~$ sage
┌────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
│ SageMath version 9.0, Release Date: 2020-01-01                     │
│ Using Python 3.7.3. Type "help()" for help.                        │
└────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────┘
sage: help()
Welcome to Sage 9.0!
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Where does you mysterious "tar folder" comes from ?

Emmanuel Charpentier gravatar imageEmmanuel Charpentier ( 2020-07-09 03:07:28 -0500 )edit

you uninstalled 9.0 first? Because the version on the terminal is the version you are using.

Masacroso gravatar imageMasacroso ( 2020-07-09 06:25:01 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-07-11 19:52:25 -0500

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updated 2020-07-12 15:20:50 -0500

Note: in the commands below, do not type the initial $ in each line, which represents the shell prompt.

If your new Sage is at /home/you/sagemath, make it known to the system with the command:

$ sudo ln -sf /home/you/sagemath/sage /usr/local/bin

This will work providing /usr/local/bin is in your PATH. To make sure of that, try:

$ echo $PATH

To know which Sage starts and whether it is a symbolic link and what it links to:

$ which sage
$ ls -halF `which sage`
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