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### linux binary seems to be source

I followed the link "Linux binaries" from the Download page, which leads to a page titles "Binaries for Linux" for which I do not have enough karma to post the exact url, but it is sagemath dot org slash download minus linux dot html. As recommended I downloaded the torrent version of sage-8.2-Ubuntu_16.04-x86_64.tar.bz2 But ./sage gives this result:

~/Documents/SageMath \$ ./sage
RecursionError: maximum recursion depth exceeded during compilation
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It seems that you are attempting to run Sage from an unpacked source
tarball, but you have not compiled it yet (or maybe the build has not
finished). You should run make in the Sage root directory first.
If you did not intend to build Sage from source, you should download