Re: [R] newie help needed

From: Petr Pikal <petr.pikal_at_precheza.cz>
Date: Thu 21 Sep 2006 - 13:22:55 GMT


Hi

I am not familiar with linux version but

On 21 Sep 2006 at 13:56, Julie Harold wrote:

Date sent:      	Thu, 21 Sep 2006 13:56:06 +0100
From:           	Julie Harold <j.m.harold@uea.ac.uk>
To:             	r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject:        	[R] newie help needed

> hi,
>
> I am a system admin who has just set up R-2.3.1 in suse 9.1 (opteron)
> for a previous windows user. Please forgive any obvious stupid
> questions :)
>
> We are struggling with a number of things.
>
> 1. is there a gui interface ? How do we use it ? R --gui just gets
> us to the command line.

AFAIK there is not a GUI in a sense of other statistical packages directly ot of a box.

>
> 2. how do we do unix commands like cd ?

>From R command line?

see system

>
> 3. can we define default directories - eg for data files ?

yes, see setwd, getwd help page

>
> 4. we want to use this mainly in batch mode once we get our act
> together - are there any good examples of batch scripts we can use as
> crib sheets.
>
> 5. I installed some packages earlier - but now I am obviously doing
> something wrong > install.packages(gnomeGui) Error in
> install.packages(gnomeGui) : object "gnomeGui" not found

install.packages("gnomeGui")

Try to go through some manuals located in doc directory and/or on web pages of R project

HTH
Petr

>
>
> thanks,
>
> Julie
>
>
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Petr Pikal
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