[R] Access to R from a remote location

Erich Neuwirth erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Fri Jan 10 18:37:32 CET 2003

instead of realvnc you might also consider
eSVNC, available from

it has one additional feature:
file transfer.

so if you need to transfer data to r from your local machine,
it might be the better solution.

Jonathan Baron wrote:

>On 01/09/03 13:12, Erick Edwards wrote:
>>Currently, our organization grants some employees remote access to SAS
>>and other software through a secure Citrix-based network server.  We
>>would like to install R on a dedicated network server and enable remote
>>access through Citrix.  Is this possible?  If so, what additional
>>software would we need?  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
>I don't know about Citrix, but I have had success running R with
>VNC (http://realvnc.com).  Of course, since R is free, everyone
>who uses it can install it.  But for occasional users, like
>students doing an assignment, this works well.  Jon

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