[R] No Graphics Window, Mandrake 10.1
andy_liaw at merck.com
Tue Dec 21 13:50:43 CET 2004
You might need to install devel package(s) for X, which contain header files
that are needed. When configure finished, do you see `X11' among the final
output? If not, that may very well be the problem.
> From: Rau, Roland
> Dear all,
> I installed Mandrakelinux 10.1 (community) on my notebook. Before, I
> used Mandrakelinux 9.1 (and later 10.0 as an update).
> Now I wanted to compile, as before, R.
> In the beginning, nothing worked but it seemed to be the
> problem of GCC
> 3.4.1 which was shipped with my distribution. After downloading and
> compiling GCC 3.4.3 everything went smoothly during the compilation of
> The problem I have now is:
> if I want to plot something, there is no window graphics popping up.
> For example if I write
> nothing happens.
> Then I tried:
> which resulted in:
> Error in X11(): X11 is not available
> Did somebody have similar problems? I guess there is nothing
> wrong with
> R but with my installation because I tried:
> - R-2.0.1.tar.gz
> - R-devel_2004-12.20.tar.gz
> - R-2.0.0-1mdk.i586.rpm
> All of them behaved completely the same in the respect.
> I don't know whether it is required or not during the
> step to specify
> ./configure --with-x
> I tried with and without but it did not change anything.
> I also did
> make check
> after 'make' and before 'make install' but I could not detect anything
> for this problem.
> Any hints and suggestions are appreciated.
> The last version I tried was the following version:
> > version
> platform i686-pc-linux-gnu
> arch i686
> os linux-gnu
> system i686, linux-gnu
> status Under development (unstable)
> major 2
> minor 1.0
> year 2004
> month 12
> day 20
> language R
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