[R] console under Mandrake

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 22 17:05:54 CEST 2004

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Adrian Dusa wrote:

> I recently compiled R 2.0.0 under Mandrake 9, but it won't run unless in a
> terminal; is there a way to run it in a console, like in Windows?

Yes.  Did you read the manual the INSTALL file pointed you to?
See appendix B.6 in the version I am looking at.

Or see `An Introduction to R' appendix B.1 and look for --gui.

[To run the GNOME console I think you need R-patched, not 2.0.0 as 

Another approach is to run John Fox's Rcmdr package that provides a 

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