Re: [R] Proxy again, this time on a Mac

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 10:17:16 +0100 (BST)

On Tue, 15 Jul 2008, LostInTimeAndSpace wrote:

>
> Hi!
>
> My problem: i can't use the automatic package installation via the GUI since
> I am behind a Proxy.
> I tried installing Authoxy which solved the Problem for some other programs
> but not for R.
> I'm really new to R and Mac and therefore a bit confused... I can't find any
> internet connection settings in the R preferences, how can I change that?
> Is there a good manual on how to change R settings?

See ?download.file

Note that what you call the 'R preferences' are the preferences for the R.app GUI, and not in general for R itself which has many settings controlled by options() and similar functions (see also ?Startup and 'An Introduction to R').

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