[R] Error Installing or Updating Packages (Maybe because of a proxy)

From: Majid Einian <einian85_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:55:58 +0430


Dear R Helpers,
(I am using Ubuntu lucid and R 2.13.0
When I try to update packages I get this error:

> update.packages()

--- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session --- Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
Error in ret[i, ] <- c(pkgs[i], lib, desc) :   number of items to replace is not a multiple of replacement length

I had no problem before (case 1) but now (case 2) I cannot get it to work, googleing did not help:
case 1:

I set the proxy in terminal too but it does not help (echo $http_proxy gives me http://192.168.0.1:8080/)

-- 
Majid Einian
PhD Candidate in "Economics"
Graduate School of Management and Economics
Sharif University of Technology

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