[R] problem with installation on Linux (beginners)

Adaikalavan Ramasamy ramasamy at cancer.org.uk
Mon Oct 25 17:25:14 CEST 2004

I presume R when executed from its bin directory works fine.

Are you actually using bash shell. Try 'echo $SHELL'.

If yes, then try 'which R' and see if it pointing to the right path.

On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 15:55, Alicia Amadoz wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm new to the installation R on Linux and I've followed the
> instructions on the R Installation and Administration Manual and on the
> FAQs. I also have changed the path at the .bash_profile file but when I
> try to type R at the shell prompt, it says:
> Fatal error: R home directory is not defined
> I've tried many things but all the time it says the same. Any help would
> be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Alicia
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