Re: [R] Basic R Problem

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 18 Feb 2006 - 03:51:06 EST

You need to select a repository that is not broken, as that one appears to be (and has been reported before to be).

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Peter Arnold wrote:

>
>> To: Anyone Who Can Help
>
> I am new to R and am trying to install a couple of packages but receive
> this warning/error message. Please help by providing suggestions or
> solutions to this problem
>
>
>>> chooseCRANmirror()
>>> utils:::menuInstallPkgs()
>> Warning: unable to access index for repository
>> http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/languages/R/CRAN/bin/windows/contrib/2.2
>> Warning: unable to access index for repository
>> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWin/bin/windows/contrib/2.2
>> Error in install.packages(NULL, .libPaths()[1], dependencies = TRUE,
>> type = type) :
>> no packages were specified
>
>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
> Peter Arnold, CFA
> President
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