Ticket #12042: suggestion for download windows site on homepage.html

File suggestion for download windows site on homepage.html, 2.2 KB (added by emil, 10 years ago)

suggestion for text including links

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1<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
2<html>
3<head>
4  <meta content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
5 http-equiv="Content-Type">
6  <title>suggestion for download windows site on homepage</title>
7</head>
8<body>
9Hi, this is a suggestion how the text in<br>
10<a href="http://sagemath.org/download-windows.html">http://sagemath.org/download-windows.html</a><br>
11<br>
12could look like:<br>
13<br>
14<span style="font-weight: bold;">Usage</span><br>
15To run Sage on Microsoft Windows you need the following:<br>
16<br>
17&nbsp;&nbsp; 1. <a href="https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads">VirtualBox</a>
18for Windows <br>
19&nbsp;&nbsp; 2. Then run the downloaded <span
20 style="font-style: italic;">ova image</span> of Sage and follow these <a
21 href="http://sagemath.org/mirror/win/README.txt">additional
22instructions</a>.<br>
23<br>
24Sage depends on many components which are not yet available for
25Microsoft Windows. The current VirtualBox Image provides you with an
26encapsulated and tested system and contains everything and needs nearly
27no configuration.<br>
28<br>
29<span style="font-weight: bold;">In developement:</span> Help efforts
30for a <a href="http://trac.sagemath.org/sage_trac/wiki/CygwinPort">Cygwin
31port of Sage</a><br>
32<br>
33<span style="font-weight: bold;">Other - unsupported - methods to run
34Sage on a Windows system:</span><br>
35Tested: Use the <a href="http://sagemath.org/download-livecd.html">Sage
36Live CD</a> to boot from CD or USB<br>
37Beta: Use the windows installer of the Live CD to have a dual boot
38system. (read <a
39 href="http://boxen.math.washington.edu/home/emil/doc/html/en/HOWTO-FirstSteps.htm#Windows_Installer">instructions
40here</a>)<br>
41Beta: use community provided virtual machines: <a
42 href="http://groups.google.com/group/sage-devel/browse_thread/thread/6114364583e3ca2f">Gentoo</a>,
43<a
44 href="http://groups.google.com/group/sage-windows/browse_thread/thread/c1de16a13683d6e9">Puppy</a><br>
45Methods which were successfully applied, but may or may not work for
46you:<br>
47<a href="http://wiki.sagemath.org/WubiGuide">Ubuntu Wubi install</a><br>
48<a
49 href="http://boxen.math.washington.edu/home/emil/doc/SageWin/Sage_on_andLinux.html">Andlinux/Colinux</a>
50</body>
51</html>