[BioC] PROBLEMS WITH getBioC function

michael watson (IAH-C) michael.watson at bbsrc.ac.uk
Fri Oct 24 15:42:22 MEST 2003


On windows, you need to start RGui.exe with the --internet2 option.
On linux, in bash try:

% unset no_proxy; R


-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen Moore [mailto:Stephen.Moore at arragen.com]
Sent: 24 October 2003 14:37
To: bioconductor at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: [BioC] PROBLEMS WITH getBioC function

Dear List,

I have downloaded the latest version of R onto my machine.  I have followed the instructions on the Bioconductor web page about downloading the getBioC function and subsequently the packages that I require, however I have run into a problem and I was hoping that someone could shed some light on it.

When I opened R and typed:


I recieved the following error message:

Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
In addition: Warning message: 
unable to resolve 'www.bioconductor.org'. 

Does anyone know what is happening here and more importantly, how I can resolve the issue.  Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks to all


Dr. Stephen Moore
Senior Scientist
Arragen Ltd.
Almac House
Charlestown Road
BT63 5UA
E-mail: Stephen.Moore at Arragen.com
Phone: +44 2838395751
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