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Error while installing Sage 5.2

asked 2012-08-15 20:03:27 +0200

lalitkumarj gravatar image


I am trying to get Sage 5.2 running on my system (Ubuntu 11.10). I downloaded the lzma and ran ./sage and got the following:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/bin/sage-ipython", line 18, in <module> import IPython File "/home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/", line 58, in <module> __import__(name,glob,loc,[]) File "/home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/", line 17, in <module> from IPython.genutils import list2dict2 File "/home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/IPython/", line 28, in <module> import subprocess File "/home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/lib/python/", line 429, in <module> import select ImportError: /lib/i386-linux-gnu/ version `GLIBC_2.15' not found (required by /home/jain/Development/sage-5.2-linux-32bit-ubuntu_12.04_lts-i686-Linux/local/lib/python2.7/lib-dynload/

I got the same error when running make. Any advice on how to get it working would be great.


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Notice that you're using an Ubuntu 12.04 binary on Ubuntu 11.10. Maybe that's the issue?

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2012-08-15 22:31:25 +0200 )edit

But I can't seem to install from source either.

lalitkumarj gravatar imagelalitkumarj ( 2012-08-16 04:56:50 +0200 )edit

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answered 2012-08-17 22:31:56 +0200

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If you want to build Sage from source you need to download the source tarball, unpack it, cd to it's directory, and run make. Also, make sure you have all the prerequisite packages installed (check the README.txt).

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