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

From: Steve Lianoglou <>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 10:13:31 -0400


On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 10:05 AM, ogbos okike <> wrote:
> 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).

Can you just follow the instructions here:

And use the apt-get mechanism to install R instead of compiling it yourself?

I'm guessing it'd make your life a bit easier.


Steve Lianoglou
Graduate Student: Computational Systems Biology
 | Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
 | Weill Medical College of Cornell University
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