[R] Installing add on packages

gb gb at stat.umu.se
Thu Jun 1 00:03:22 CEST 2000

On Wed, 31 May 2000, Robert Schick wrote:

> Hi- I'm a complete newbie trying to install R and the 'tree' package on a
> linux box. I installed R successfully using an RPM for Redhat 6.2. I
> downloaded the tree*.gz file, ran tar, the fired up R. When I'm at the
> >prompt in R, and type 'R INSTALL /usr/apps/tree' I get: 'Error: Syntax
> error' I want tree to end up in the default directory so I did not specify
> any different paths. Is my syntax wrong?  Thanks.

Correct syntax, wrong place: Try it at the shell prompt, eventually
as root.

 Göran Broström                      e-mail: gb at stat.umu.se
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