[BioC] bioconductor install problem

Kasper Daniel Hansen khansen at stat.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jul 13 08:18:48 CEST 2006

I guess you are using R. Start it using the --internet2 option. See  
more details in the R FAQ (perhaps the R for Windows FAQ). You may  
have to look at the ?download help page.


On Jul 12, 2006, at 7:09 PM, Seth Falcon wrote:

> "Di Wu" <dxw51 at po.cwru.edu> writes:
>> Dear list,
>> I have used bioconductor for several years. Recently, I moved to a  
>> new job
>> and wanted to install R and bioconductor in my new office pc. But  
>> I failed
>> to install bioconductor. R works well.
>> Could you help me out? Or give some suggestion?
> You need to tell R how to access the internet using the web proxy used
> at your institution.
> You can read the man page for download.file and/or search the R-help
> and bioconductor mailing lists as this is a common issue.
> Perhaps someone who has recently solved this can chime in with a
> summary of the solution that worked for them.
> + seth
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