[R] cannot upgrade to R 2.9.1 in Ubuntu
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On 7 August 2009 at 13:27, Luis Ridao Cruz wrote:
| At the moment the R version installed on my machine is 2.8.1. (Ubuntu 9.04)
| I wish to upgrade to R 2.9.1.
| I did:
| $ sudo apt-get upgrade
| ..but R is not upgraded although the "sources.list" file is updated with:
| deb http://cran.ii.uib.no/bin/linux/ubuntu jaunty/
By force of habit, I usually do 'apt-get update; apt-get dist-upgrade'. I
can never remember where upgrade and dist-upgrade differ. Make sure you run
'apt-get update' first though.
One useful check is 'apt-cache policy r-base-core' where apt will tell you
which versions from which repos it knows to be available and how it ranks
them (equally by default; you can change that with 'pinning').
| When I run from the terminal I still get:
| $ R
| R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22)
| Copyright (C) 2008 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
| ISBN 3-900051-07-0
| R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
| You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
| Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details.
| Natural language support but running in an English locale
| Thanks in advance
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