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Sage is a python-based mathematics software that integrates a wide range of mathematics software into a single python interface.

Calling sage from the terminal (which is how you call it) creates a CLI version of sage (the program's default) from which you can then call the sage notebook by typing, notebook(). The sage notebook is a web browser-based version of sage. I am running i386 12.10 if it helps.

When I run sage notebook() from the terminal I receive the error:

bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
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What happens if you run sage notebook() as one command? – Seth Feb 2 '13 at 19:21
I have edited it into my question. – Brenton Horne Feb 2 '13 at 19:22
How about sage "notebook()"? – Seth Feb 2 '13 at 23:26
python: can't open file 'notebook()': [Errno 2] No such file or directory – Brenton Horne Feb 3 '13 at 0:43
I believe that sage -n or sage -notebook will be the correct terminal command. – Jaakko Seppälä Aug 20 '13 at 7:50

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You can create a shortcut that runs the command sage -n or sage -notebook.

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And why is that a desktop shortcut? – A.B. May 16 at 8:13
Well, it is not a shortcut. I edited the answer. – Jaakko Seppälä May 16 at 8:20

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