Re: [R] Unable to connect to a mirror and install packages

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 21 Nov 2006 - 16:28:47 GMT

See rw-FAQ Q2.19

On Tue, 21 Nov 2006, Manuel Spínola wrote:

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> Hi list,
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> I am having problems installing packages in R 2.4.0 for Windows.
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> When I tried to connect to a mirror I got the message:
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>> utils:::menuInstallPkgs()
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> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
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> Erro en open.connection(file, "r") : no fue posible abrir la conexión
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> Además: Warning message:
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> no fue posible conectarse a 'cran.r-project.org' en el pueto 80.
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> Aviso: unable to access index for repository
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http://cran.us.r-project.org/bin/windows/contrib/2.4
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> Aviso: unable to access index for repository
> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWin/bin/windows/contrib/2.4
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> Erro en install.packages(NULL, .libPaths()[1], dependencies = TRUE, type =
> type) :
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> no packages were specified
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> Does anyone know why I am having this problem?
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> Thanks in advance,
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> Manuel Spínola
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