Sage on Virtual PC

This web page is about using Sage via Virtual PC instead of VMware.

GPLv3 License Issues

For those with an allergy to (L)GPLv3, the following is how to make a Sage that works and doesn't have any (L)GPLv3 code or binaries.

cd /usr/share/doc
grep -i gpl-3 */copyright

On 7.10 this reveals only binutils, but nothing on 5.10.make


The microsoft Virtual PC version of Sage should include GDB, since it is handy to have for debuging cython code.

Install termcap: Install gdb:

Both of the above are GPLv2.


Just install it. Note that "Shared network" is impossible... etc.