[R] R-2.6.0 - packages installation through a proxy - not working

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 22:41:46 CEST 2007

On 10/16/07, Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd at debian.org> wrote:
>         options(download.file.method="wget")
> in your Rprofile and you should be fine for all subsequent file operations.

I added
# # Set download options
to /usr/lib/R/etc/Rprofile.site.

It does not work: R fails to connect to CRAN. However, I can install
packages by manually specifying method = "wget".

Thanks all for helping,

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