[R] Proxy config in R for windows

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 23 15:24:16 CET 2005

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Kenneth Roy Cabrera Torres wrote:

> Hi R users:
> I know that the --internet2 options enable me in Windows to download
> packages in R,
> but now, in my university the put a usename and password configuration
> for the proxy.
> How can I configure R to take the proxy password and username.
> I linux I solve the problem when I configre the
> export http_proxy="username:pass at server:port"
> But I don´t know how to make it in windows.

The same way (without --internet2).

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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