Re: [R] Basic help needed

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2008 21:55:25 -0400

Right click the R icon and choose Run As Administrator and then install the package. This is only needed for package installation if you don't have have a local library in your home tree and also is not needed for just everyday running of R.

On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 9:15 PM, Luciano La Sala <luciano_la_sala_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> New user here. I have R 2.7.1. installed, but don't have internet access in my PC. Therefore, I downloaded the ISwR package (Introductory Statistics with R) from CRAN and then moved it into my HD.
> I can't seem to install the local package under Windows Vista system. I've tried using the menú "packages" "install package(s) from local zip files...", as suggested elsewhere.
>
> My .zip file is: ISwR_2.0-2.zip, but after countless attempts it shows the following error:
>
>> utils:::menuInstallLocal()
> Warning in install.packages(choose.files("", filters = Filters[c("zip", :
> 'lib = "C:/PROGRA~1/R/R-27~1.1/library"' is not writable
> package 'splancs' successfully unpacked and MD5 sums checked
> updating HTML package descriptions
> Warning message:
> In file.create(f.tg) :
> cannot create file 'C:\PROGRA~1\R\R-27~1.1/doc/html/packages.html', reason 'Permission denied'
>>
>
> I get similar outputs after trying to install different packages.
> Any help will be very wellcome!
>
> LFLS
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