[R] Package installation when $RHOME is not writable (win)

Henrik Bengtsson hb at maths.lth.se
Mon Mar 17 22:23:20 CET 2003

Your are looking for the environment variable R_LIBS, which allows local
installation of packages. See "R Installation and Administration" and
"An Introduction to R", which you find by help.start(). Note that R_LIBS
can be set by the shell script or ~/Renviron as said in the former


Henrik Bengtsson
Mathematical Statistics, Lund University

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> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Robert King
> Sent: den 18 mars 2003 17:41
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> Subject: [R] Package installation when $RHOME is not writable (win)
> I'm using R in a student lab with machines running win XP.  
> $RHOME is not writable by the students.  How do I set this up 
> so that they can install packages?
> Thanks,
> Robert.
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