Re: [R] R-2.10.1 to R-2.13.0

From: ogbos okike <ogbos.okike_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 16:05:54 +0200

Hi Duncan,
Thanks for your time.
Using ./configure as specified in the installation manual, I attempted to install R-2.13.0 but it reported an error message:

checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... no checking X11/Intrinsic.h usability... no checking X11/Intrinsic.h presence... no
checking for X11/Intrinsic.h... no
configure: error: --with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not
available

Could you please advise further. I am attempting this for the first time on my laptop (ubuntu os).
Regards
Ogbos

On 26 May 2011 12:45, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On 26/05/2011 6:02 AM, ogbos okike wrote:
>
>> Dear List,
>> I am currently running R-2.10.1. I wish to install R-2.13.0 or update my
>> R-2.10.1 to the R-2.13.0.
>>
>> I have downloaded R-2.13.0 but wish to seek your advice before installing
>> that.
>>
>> Please is there a better way of updating to the newer version other than
>> downloading and installing the version?
>> Thanks for your suggestions.
>>
>
> There is some advice on this in the Windows FAQ. You can see the current
> version online at
>
>
> http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/rw-FAQ.html#What_0027s-the-best-way-to-upgrade_003f
>
> If you're not using Windows, most of the advice in that FAQ item is still
> good (though the paths & filenames will be different).
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
>

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