[R] Installing add on packages

Jonathan Baron baron at cattell.psych.upenn.edu
Thu Jun 1 01:09:53 CEST 2000

>From owner-r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch  Wed May 31 19:06:35 2000
>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.

Type R INSTALL ...
at the Linux command prompt, not within R.
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