Re: [R] installation problem

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Tue 30 Aug 2005 - 18:27:03 EST

b wrote:
> Hi
>
> Tried to install version 2011 of "R" onto my XP
> machine. It installs
> fine, and I verified the checksums, but I click and
> nothing happens?
> i.e the icon pointing to RGUI.exe does nothing??
> any clues??

What happens if you run it from a command window? Change to the R_HOME/bin directory (R_HOME is where you installed R), and run rgui.

Have you run R previously, and perhaps have an Rconsole file in your home directory, or the startup directory? If that file gets messed up it can make R fail to start.

Duncan Murdoch



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