Re: [R] Where is the tcltk package?

From: Rolf Turner <r.turner_at_auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 13:25:14 +1200

In view of various bits of advice I've received I tried:

(1) sudo apt-get install r-base r-base-dev

The result:

> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> r-base is already the newest version.
> r-base-dev is already the newest version.
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
> linux-headers-2.6.32-28-generic linux-headers-2.6.32-28
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

No improvement in the situation; capabilities("tcltk") still returns FALSE.

(2) re-installing R from source, first doing

     ./configure --with-tcltk

Again no improvement; capabilities("tcltk") still returns FALSE.

WTF? Why do these things always happen to ***me***? :-)

     cheers,

         Rolf Turner



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