[ESS] Question about ESS and R

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jul 8 14:46:05 CEST 2005

O.J. Shaikh writes:
 > Hi,
 >  I had a quick question about ess and R.  I was wondering if anyone was
 > using ess and R from a remote server where they have their own
 > directories.  
 > I installed ess-5.2.8 and R-1.9.1 on my directory of the server but for
 > some reason when I use the M-x R command from Emacs then type the
 > directory where R is located I get the following error.
 >      "Searching for program: no such file or directory, R"
 > I am sure that I installed ess and R properly since the process works
 > on my home linux desktop.
 > If anyone can help it is deeply appreciated.

log in to your home machine and from a shell do

which R

and presumably that directory is on your path.

Now log on to your remote server, and also do

which R

can R be found on the remote server?

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