Re: [R] internet proxy settings (win)

From: Liviu Andronic <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 18:10:32 +0100

On 3/10/08, Thomas Steiner <> wrote:

> I cannot access internet through R.

> My IT-guys told me that I should set the proxy and the port and then
> everything will be fine. Where can I set them?

Recently, I also had problems installing packages when under a transparent proxy. What helped (both Windows and Linux) was to make sure that wget correctly accesses the Internet, and under R run smth like:
install.packages("package", method="wget").

I don't remember remember exactly what files and how I tweaked them on Windows, but the Internet should be of help. Also, check this thread [1] for hints.

[1] mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 11 Mar 2008 - 17:20:56 GMT

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