[R] R installation in a multiple-user Windows environment

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 3 20:08:44 CET 2009

On Tue, 3 Feb 2009, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> Jonathan Greenberg wrote:
>> We're having some issues with installing R in a multiple user Windows 
>> environment (e.g. when a user installs a package, there are errors linked 
>> to attempting to install certain files into restricted directories).  Is 
>> there a readme for how to install R properly for multiple users?  Thanks!
>> --j
> See the manual R Installation and Administration and how to set up per user 
> library paths.

Which ought to happen automatically (does here), but Windows is 
sometimes confused about permissions, especially on network-mounted 

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