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

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 10:13:36 -0400

On 26/05/2011 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).

I don't use Ubuntu, but that looks as though you don't have the development headers for X11 available.

The usual advice I've seen on this is to install an Ubuntu binary rather than building yourself, but I don't remember the details of where to get it (and I don't remember how to get the X11 headers you need).

Duncan Murdoch

> 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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