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I have installed the sage binaries under Ubuntu 10.4. When I try to run sage I get the following:

/opt/sage-4.7.1-linux-64bit-ubuntu_10.04.1_lts-x86_64-Linux/local/bin/python: 1: ELF: not found
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/opt/sage-4.7.1-linux-64bit-ubuntu_10.04.1_lts-x86_64-Linux/local/bin/python: 2: : not found
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/opt/sage-4.7.1-linux-64bit-ubuntu_10.04.1_lts-x86_64-Linux/local/bin/python: 1: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")

How can I fix this problem?

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There seems to be an updated version that was released, perhaps it might run better? http://mirrors.xmission.com/sage/linux/64bit/index.html The latest version was put up at the beginning of this month, it's: sage-4.7.2-linux-64bit-ubuntu_10.04.3_lts-x86_64-Linux.tar.lzma

Unfortunately, I no longer have a machine with 10.04 otherwise I would try running it to see if it worked for me.

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