Re: [R] gnomeGUI on FC4

From: Prof Brian Ripley <>
Date: Sun 07 Aug 2005 - 03:51:13 EST

On Sat, 6 Aug 2005, White, Charles E WRAIR-Wash DC wrote:

> It seems nice that R is part of the 'walled garden' of applications
> specifically configured to run under Fedora Core 4 (Linux). The gnomeGUI
> has a separate installation routine under FC4 and yum tells me it's
> installed. I've even found an executable for it in /usr/lib/R/bin/exec.
> However, as far as I can tell, it doesn't do anything. Since the
> documentation is rather... sparse... I'm not exactly sure what it's
> supposed to do anyway. As an experiment, I removed the RPM and
> downloaded the library using R. The list of errors generated by trying
> to install the library was rather spectacular, so I won't waste
> bandwidth printing it at the moment. Is there a simple way to get this
> library/program running or should I just wait for further development?

R --gui=gnome is how to run it.

That is described in `An Introduction to R' (the manual we ask all users to read) and the main documentation (as documented in the packages's README) is in the R Installation and Administration Manual.

Brian D. Ripley,        
Professor of Applied Statistics,
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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