[R] Hmisc and Ubuntu (aptitude install)

Vincent Goulet vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Mon Sep 22 14:48:12 CEST 2008


As per the CRAN Ubuntu README


install the Ubuntu r-base-dev package to compile R packages from  


Le lun. 22 sept. à 00:08, Matthew Pettis a écrit :

> Hi,
> I'm trying to get the Hmisc module on my Ubuntu Hardy Heron install.
> I tried getting Hmisc from within R by issuing the standard
> 'install.packages' command, but it said I needed 'gfortran' to
> compile.  I thought I could circumvent this by using 'aptitude' to get
> the package 'r-cran-hmisc', but when I got it, the package had
> critical missing parts (got 404s).  So, I'll be trying to go back and
> download 'gfortran', but can anybody tell me if this aptitude ubuntu
> package should be kept up to date and is just currently overlooked?
> Thanks,
> Matt
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