[R] Problem installing gnomeGUI in Ubuntu: "HAVE_ORBIT" was never defined
fsando at fs-analyse.dk
Tue Apr 10 21:39:09 CEST 2007
Thanks! It worked after a some trial and error:
I Installed the pmg package through R. When loading pmg it complained
about missing gWidgets which I installed through R. Then it complained
about missing guitoolkit I guessed that would be gWidgetsRGtk2 (turned
out to be correct). Installation failed complaining about missing or
wrong Gtk version. Installed the RGtk2 package through Synaptics - then
Now pmg seem to load nicely - it appears to be quite a nice and
Michael Lawrence wrote:
> If you want a GTK2-based R GUI, try the pmg package.
> On 4/10/07, *fsando* <fsando at fs-analyse.dk
> <mailto:fsando at fs-analyse.dk>> wrote:
> Thanks a lot - Yes I have gnome 2.18, that must be it.
> So no gnomeGUI for me :(
> Michael Lawrence wrote:
> > My guess is that you have Gnome >=2.0, while the gnomeGUI only works
> > with the ancient Gnome 1.4, although I am not that familiar with the
> > package.
> > Michael
> > On 4/9/07, * fsando* < fsando at fs-analyse.dk
> <mailto:fsando at fs-analyse.dk>
> > <mailto:fsando at fs-analyse.dk <mailto:fsando at fs-analyse.dk>>> wrote:
> > I am trying to install the gnomeGUI package
> > I have tried from within R (R was started with: sudo R) with:
> > install.package()
> > and from console with:
> > sudo R CMD INSTALL /download/gnomeGUI_2.3.0-3.tar.gz
> > In both cases I get the exact same errors:
> > checking for gnome-config... no
> > checking for gnomeConf.sh file in /usr/local/lib... not found
> > configure: error: conditional "HAVE_ORBIT" was never defined.
> > Usually this means the macro was only invoked conditionally.
> > ERROR: configuration failed for package 'gnomeGUI'
> > Found the following in earlier message in R-help list:
> > From B R Tura
> > "So I think gnomeGUI not instalable in R now..."
> > Response from Prof Ripley:
> > "This is almost entirely misinformation. gnomeGUI is a
> package on CRAN
> > (and has been for a couple of years), and can be installed
> just like any
> > other package. Like several others, it requires R to have been
> > configured with --enable-R-shlib."
> > Any help would be much appreciated.
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