[R] NEWBIE Question: x11 error

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue May 8 03:26:24 CEST 2001

  "John" == John Gilbert <jpgilbert at wsu.edu> writes:
  John>  I have just installed R under Linux Mandarke 8.0, from source.  R
  John> starts okay, and I can do some analysis in a terminal under KDE, but
  John> when I try and use the graphics functions, no response.  x11() gives
  John> the message "Error in x11() : the x11 device has not been loaded".
  John> Any tips on how to fix this error?

Guess: Your X11 headers or libraries were not found during configuration, and
you now have an x11-less binary.

Try to see what the resulting log of 

    ./configure [args]

Hth,  Dirk

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