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asked 2010-11-09 09:34:23 -0500

roland gravatar image

updated 2011-05-12 09:05:52 -0500

Kelvin Li gravatar image


I got the following message using Firefox with Sage 4.5.3 via VM 3.1.1 build-282343.

Service Temporarily Unavailable

The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later. Apache/2.2.12 (Ubuntu) Server at Port 80

Also starting Sage in VM-player (Ubuntu) is strange. It shows only a flash of comments (can't read it) and then the application closes.

I'm especially worried that I cannot reach anymore my workbook files....

Any help is much appreciated!


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answered 2010-11-14 09:20:11 -0500

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I FOUND A SOLUTION. My problem was that both config.pickle and user.pickle were empty.

I copied both "standard" files from a earlier version of Sage.

This happens more often; see sage user forum

Maybe the developers could add an exeption handler just like IOError in / in __init__(self, dir).

In that case a "basic" copy of both files are read.


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I'm having exactly the same problem, but I'm not quite so tech savvy. Can you post some more details? Where can I find "standard" files from an earlier version? Where are the config.pickle and user.pickle files on my computer? Thanks.

Marc Renault gravatar imageMarc Renault ( 2012-07-28 01:47:14 -0500 )edit

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