[R] gnomeGUI under KDE

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 4 07:53:44 CEST 2007

On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Luis Lopez Oliveros wrote:

> Dear all,
> Recently, I installed the KDE desktop under my Linux system, but Included
> also the Gnome desktop (actually, I installed everything that comes in the
> openSUSE cd).
> My question about R is the following. I would like to run some kind of
> console under Linux. I was reading and first I found out that there is a
> GUI under gnome, just by typing the command line R -g gnome; however, to
> do this I need first to install the package gnomeGUI. Will this package
> still work under KDE. So far I have been able to run all GNOME
> applications under KDE, but I don't know about this one.

Yes, it will work.

However, it is minimal console and uses old GNOME libraries (GTk not 
GTk2) so what you have on a modern OS might not be enough to install it.

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