[R] R installation

Ray Brownrigg Ray.Brownrigg at mcs.vuw.ac.nz
Wed Feb 16 05:57:30 CET 2000

> I've decided to install in R in a directory other than /usr/local, but
> I'm having difficulty in setting the correct paths, i.e. PATH or path.
> I've set my R_HOME, and sure enough there's a bin and lib directory
> there but R just won't execute (something like GUI 'X11' is not
> supported. However when R is installed in /usr/local then everything is
> OK...Any help or comments appreciated...
sh -x `which R`
That will display the shell commands as they are executed by the
script. This may give you a clue as to what is happening.  In
particular, it tells you where it is looking for the file
$R_HOME/bin/R.X11 (which is what it is complaining about).

Hope this helps,
Ray Brownrigg <ray at mcs.vuw.ac.nz>	http://www.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/~ray
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