[R] query on proxy settings for R.

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 5 20:24:49 CET 2003

RTFM, specifically ?download.file.

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Dipti Kamdar wrote:

> I have R installed on SuSE.
> I am trying to find out as to where is the proxy information
> stored and how it is stored. 

It is not `stored' it is looked up.

> I was trying to run the install.package("...")  command on
> the R prompt and it complained that it could not find the URL
> http://cran....

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