[R] R GUI for Linux?

Gavin Simpson gavin.simpson at ucl.ac.uk
Tue May 31 09:29:49 CEST 2005

White, Charles E WRAIR-Wash DC wrote:
> John:
> Thank you for your interest. After more investigation I see that my
> problem is with linking tcltk to R. tcl 8.4.7-2 and tk 8.4.7-2 are
> tuned to fc3 (Fedora Core 3) and part of the standard installation.
> However, required file locations are different than what is expected
> by R. I set the locations for tclConfig.sh and tkConfig.sh using
> ./configure but R tells me something to the effect that Tcl and Tk
> major or minor versions disagree. Your help or the help of others on
> the R-List would be appreciated. FYI, I am also including the
> locations of important files and directories.
> tclConfig.sh: /usr/lib tkConfig.sh:  /usr/lib tcl library:
> /usr/lib/tcl8.4 (symbolically linked from /usr/share/tcl8.4) tk
> library:   /usr/lib/tk8.4 (separate copy in /usr/share/tk8.4) tcl.h:
> I can't find it with full drive search tk.h:         I can't find it
> with full drive search

You need to install the devel packages for tcl and tk to get those 
header files.

on FC3, the preferred updater is yum so in a terminal:

su -c "yum install tcl-devel tk-devel"

Should install the *.h files for you.



More information about the R-help mailing list