Re: [R] Need to run R on Fedora 9.

From: Paul Smith <>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 09:39:48 +0100

On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Peter Dalgaard <> wrote:
>>> I'm in need of a version of R that will run on fedora 9 and haven't been
>>> able
>>> to find one. I need this in order to run Bioconductor. Any advice?
>> Why not say (as root)
>> yum install R
>> ?
>> Worked for me. The point is that there is now a Fedora rpm for R.
> I'm still on F8, but I think you might want to make that "yum install R
> R-devel", so that you get the build tools. Otherwise, (some?) source
> packages will get you in trouble.

Here, on F9, I simply did:

yum install R R-devel

and it worked successfully.

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