[R] Problem installing R

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jan 31 08:22:56 CET 2001

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, MAKSIM OKS wrote:

> Hello,
> my name is Maksim Oks and I've tried to install R on my machine.  It
> runs UNIX (sun-solaris 2.7).
> I've got the UNIX version of R of the CRAN website, unzipped and untared
> it and then followed the instructions in the INSTALL file.  I've set
> MAKE =gmake and then typed:
> ./configure
> gmake
> gmake check
> Then when I try to run R by typing R it says that the command is not
> found.  Can anyone suggest what's going on?  I'm including some of the
> error messages that followed during the above 3 steps.  Thanks,

You need /usr/ccs/bin in your path (and you need it installed under

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