Re: [R] R binaries

From: Thomas Petzoldt <>
Date: Wed 31 Aug 2005 - 18:19:18 EST

Nam-Ky Nguyen schrieb:
> Dear Rexperts,
> I intend to burn some R CDs to colleagues in Vietnam. I want to put all
> binary files for base as well as contributed packages (for both Windows
> and Linux). It is very time consuming if I download files by files. Is
> there a place a can buy a CD with all the mentioned files?
> Regards,

There are many methods to download several files at once, either text based using an ftp or http client (e.g. wget) or GUI based.

Some GUI's:

As an example to copy some documentation simply type

(please select your cran mirror near you) into the address line, then select the required directory (e.g. Rnews) and press the right mouse button, but be careful if you select huge directory tries.

Thomas P. mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Wed Aug 31 18:31:20 2005

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