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

From: Hugo Mildenberger <Hugo.Mildenberger_at_web.de>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 16:46:28 +0200

Ogbos,

I don't use Ubunto too, but X-11 headers should be installable running

       apt-get xorg-dev

and/or (possibly)

       apt-get libx11-dev xlibs-dev

Best

On Thursday 26 May 2011 16:13:36 Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> 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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