Re: [R] Running R

From: Jonathan Baron <>
Date: Thu 01 Jun 2006 - 00:33:02 EST

On 05/31/06 09:25, Pramod Anugu wrote:
> I have downloaded R-2.3.0.tar.gz for Linux 64 bit processor
> 1. Untar tar -zxvf R-2.3.0.tar.gz
> 2. changed the directory to the newly created directory R-2.3.0
> 3. Typed ./configure
> 4. Typed make
> 5. Copied the Script File R from directory R-2.3.0/bin/R to
> /usr/local/bin/R.
> 6. Typed R

The instructions say that you should use

make install

unless you want to run R from the directory into which you unpacked it.  

> Fatal error: unable to open the base package
> I get the error message. Please advice

If you are using Fedora Core 5, the RPM works well.


Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
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