Maths - Sage

Install Prerequisites

 

gcc

g++

gfortran (install gcc-fortran)

make

m4

perl

ranlib (install build-essential m4 gfortran)

tar

readline and its development headers (install readline-common libreadline-dev)

ssh-keygen -- needed to run the notebook in secure mode.

latex -- highly recommended, though not strictly required (install texlive xpdf evince xdvi)

martin@linux-lkky:~> which gcc
/usr/bin/gcc
martin@linux-lkky:~> which g++
/usr/bin/g++
martin@linux-lkky:~> which gfortran
which: no gfortran in (/home/martin/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games)
martin@linux-lkky:~> which ranlib
/usr/bin/ranlib
martin@linux-lkky:~> which readline
which: no readline in (/home/martin/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games)
martin@linux-lkky:~> which latex
which: no latex in (/home/martin/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games)
martin@linux-lkky:~> 

Building from Source

download source code and unpack to directory sage-4.6.2

(this takes over 3 hours)

cd sage-4.6.2
make

Running

cd sage-4.6.2
./sage

 


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