Re: [R] Proxy Under Mac OS X

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 08:36:23 +0100 (BST)

The most 'relevant document' is ?download.file, and there is AFAIK nothing specific to MacOS X about the code (and I did write it).

You can use


at the start of your R session, or use


in your ~/.Renviron file (see 'An Introduction to R' and ?Startup).

On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Chung-hong Chan wrote:

> Dear R programmers,
> I can only config. proxy under Mac OS X terminal and launch R under
> Terminal by
> Terminal:
> export http_proxy=""
> Under R:
>> chooseCRANmirror(graphics=FALSE)
>> update.packages()
> I don't know how to config this in R for Mac OS X Aqua GUI.
> I checked the relevant document but no specific steps for Mac OS X.
> Regards,
> Ch Chan

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