Re: [Rd] Unable to install R on CentOS 64 bit machine

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 04 Oct 2008 08:16:28 +0100 (BST)

config.log will tell you what is missing. But most likely it is X11 headers/libraries in packages like libX11-devel and libXt-devel. (Note that the R-admin manual does tell you this.)

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On Fri, 3 Oct 2008, Shantanu Unknown wrote:

>
> Hi all,
> I am unable to install R on CentOS5 64 bit machine.
>
> When I do ./configure
> I get the message
>
> "checking for X... no
> configure: error: --with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not available"
>
> from doing a websearch it seems I need to install x11-xorg. But I could not find it when I did a yum install.
>
> I did "yum list xorg-x11*" and following is what I get
> Could someone tell me which is the missing X11 package I need to install for CentOS5?
> Thanks a lot for any help.
> Shantanu
>
> Installed Packages
> xorg-x11-apps.x86_64 7.1-4.0.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drivers.x86_64 7.1-4.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-acecad.x86_64 1.1.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-aiptek.x86_64 1.0.1-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-ast.x86_64 0.81.0-3 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-ati.x86_64 6.6.3-3.13.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-calcomp.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-cirrus.x86_64 1.1.0-2.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-citron.x86_64 2.2.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-digitaledge.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-dmc.x86_64 1.1.0-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-dummy.x86_64 0.2.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-dynapro.x86_64 1.1.0-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-elo2300.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-elographics.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-evdev.x86_64 1:1.0.0.5-3.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-fbdev.x86_64 0.3.0-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-fpit.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-hyperpen.x86_64 1.1.0-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-i810.x86_64 1.6.5-9.13.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-jamstudio.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-joystick.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-keyboard.x86_64 1.1.0-3 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-magellan.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-magictouch.x86_64 1.0.0.5-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-mga.x86_64 1.4.2-7.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-microtouch.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-mouse.x86_64 1.1.1-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-mutouch.x86_64 1.1.0-2 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-nv.x86_64 2.1.6-6.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-palmax.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-penmount.x86_64 1.1.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-s3.x86_64 0.4.1-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-s3virge.x86_64 1.9.1-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-savage.x86_64 2.1.1-5.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-siliconmotion.x86_64 1.4.1-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-sis.x86_64 0.9.1-7.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-sisusb.x86_64 0.8.1-4.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-spaceorb.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-summa.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-tdfx.x86_64 1.2.1-3.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-tek4957.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-trident.x86_64 1.2.1-3.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-ur98.x86_64 1.1.0-1.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-vesa.x86_64 1.3.0-8.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-vga.x86_64 4.1.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-via.x86_64 0.2.1-9 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-vmmouse.x86_64 12.4.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-vmware.x86_64 10.13.0-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-void.x86_64 1.1.0-3.1 installed
> xorg-x11-drv-voodoo.x86_64 1.1.0-3.1 installed
> xorg-x11-filesystem.noarch 7.1-2.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-font-utils.x86_64 1:7.1-2 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-Type1.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-base.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-misc.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-fonts-truetype.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-server-Xnest.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-server-Xorg.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-server-Xvfb.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-server-utils.x86_64 7.1-4.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-twm.x86_64 1:1.0.1-3.1 installed
> xorg-x11-utils.x86_64 7.1-2.fc6 installed
> xorg-x11-xauth.x86_64 1:1.0.1-2.1 installed
> xorg-x11-xfs.x86_64 1:1.0.2-4 installed
> xorg-x11-xinit.x86_64 1.0.2-15.el5 installed
> xorg-x11-xkb-utils.x86_64 1.0.2-2.1 installed
> Available Packages
> xorg-x11-drv-i810.i386 1.6.5-9.13.el5 base
> xorg-x11-drv-i810-devel.x86_64 1.6.5-9.13.el5 base
> xorg-x11-drv-i810-devel.i386 1.6.5-9.13.el5 base
> xorg-x11-drv-via.i386 0.2.1-9 base
> xorg-x11-drv-via-devel.i386 0.2.1-9 base
> xorg-x11-drv-via-devel.x86_64 0.2.1-9 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-14-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-14-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-15-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-15-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-2-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-2-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-9-100dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-9-75dpi.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-cyrillic.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-ethiopic.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-fonts-syriac.noarch 7.1-2.1.el5 base
> xorg-x11-proto-devel.x86_64 7.1-9.el5.centos base
> xorg-x11-proto-devel.i386 7.1-9.el5.centos base
> xorg-x11-resutils.x86_64 7.1-2.fc6 base
> xorg-x11-server-Xdmx.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 updates
> xorg-x11-server-Xephyr.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 updates
> xorg-x11-server-randr-source.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 updates
> xorg-x11-server-sdk.x86_64 1.1.1-48.41.el5_2.1 updates
> xorg-x11-util-macros.x86_64 1.0.2-4.fc6 base
> xorg-x11-xbitmaps.x86_64 1.0.1-4.1 base
> xorg-x11-xfs-utils.x86_64 1:1.0.2-4 base
> xorg-x11-xfwp.x86_64 1.0.1-3.1 base
> xorg-x11-xsm.x86_64 1.0.2-4.fc6 base
> xorg-x11-xtrans-devel.x86_64 1.0.1-1.1.fc6 base
> xorg-x11-xtrans-devel.i386 1.0.1-1.1.fc6 base
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