[R] Install Packages
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Apr 12 18:52:49 CEST 2001
On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Thomas Lumley wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Hongli Li wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to install "Rstrams" package, I have download the Rstreams_1.1-2.tar.gz in my computer and I tried the following
> > 1. install.packages("Rstreams",lib=.lib.loc,"c:/R/package/Rstreams_1.1-2.tar.gz" )
> > I got
> > 'lynx' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> > operable program or batch file.
> > Error in httpclient(url, check.MIME.type = TRUE, file = destfile) :
> > Not an http:// URL
> > In addition: Warning messages:
> > 1: wget not found
> > 2: cmd execution failed with error code 1 in: shell("lynx -help", invisible = TRUE)
> > What should I do?
> If you want to download automatically you need wget or lynx. You can find
> wget at http://www.interlog.com/~tcharron/wgetwin.html
Actually, the preferred version of wget is at the the location on the help
page for install.packages. So all Hongli Li had to do was read the
Actually reading the help page is always a good idea before posting: it
can save a great deal of time.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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