Re: [R] need help for building R in Ubuntu 8.04

From: Erin Hodgess <erinm.hodgess_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 13:27:04 -0500

Try:

./configure --with-x=no

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Roland Rau <roland.rproject_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Nitesh Agrawal wrote:
>>
>> Hi everyone
>> I have been trying to build R in ubuntu 8.04 from its source code but am
>> getting the following error.
>>
>> configure: error: --with-x=yes (default) and X11 headers/libs are not
>> available
>>
>
>
> I am currently sitting in front of a Windows machine but I built R on my
> laptop at home running Ubuntu 8.04. So hopefully, I don't make a mistake.
> What I guess you have to do, is to install the
>
> xorg-dev
>
> package.
> You could do this by:
> sudo apt-get install xorg-dev
> in a terminal window.
>
> And then you can start again with ./configure and so on.
>
> Does this help?
> Roland
>
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-- 
Erin Hodgess
Associate Professor
Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
University of Houston - Downtown
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