[R] ubuntu repository for R

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sat Jun 21 23:30:53 CEST 2008

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 03:08:51PM -0500, ctu at bigred.unl.edu wrote:
> Hi All R+Linux users,
> I am very new to Linux and I also have the (dis)similar problem. I try  
> to install R 2.7.0 on Ubuntu. But I only got the R 2.6.2 version. Could 
> anyone tell me how to uninstall R 2.6.2 and install R2.7.0 on Ubuntu.

See the R FAQ under 'Are there Unix binaries for R' at


as well as the Ubuntu README


Hth, Dirk

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